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  1. Female Political Prisoners and Conditions of Women's Wards in Iranian Prisons

    The report suggests that at least 40 women are imprisoned on political, ideological and security charges in a number

    Thursday, March 10, 2016
    Reports/Policy Briefs94 482
  2. IRAN: Old Challenges Continue for Women Under New President

    (WNN) Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: Despite the election of new President Hassan Rowhani in the I

    Monday, February 3, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 229
  3. IRAN: Hassan Rouhani: Iran's New President Promises Advances in Women's Rights and Calls for West to End 'Language of Sanctions'

    Iran's new president has sparked hope for civilians across the country as he promised to advance women's rights and r

    Sunday, August 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 034
  4. IRAN: UN Experts Slam Iran's Decision to Ban Women in Elections

    Several UN experts on Wednesday criticised Iran's decision to bar women from running in upcoming elections, saying th

    Wednesday, May 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 972
  5. IRAN: New Bill Being Considered in Iran Could Threaten Women's Rights to Travel and Obtain a Passport

    Women across Iran could be facing a new restriction on their freedom.

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 741
  6. IRAN: Imprisoned Human Rights Attorney Sotoudeh Sends Letter to World

    After ending her 49 day hunger long strike a few days ago, Iranian human rights attorney Ms.

    Friday, December 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 686
  7. IRAN: Iran Deputies To Mull Draft Law Restricting Women's Right To Travel

    Lawmakers in Iran are preparing to consider legislation that may drastically alter an adult woman's ability to obtain

    Friday, November 16, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 650
  8. IRAN: Iranian Human Rights Lawyer in Fourth Week of Hunger Strike

    Nasrin Sotoudeh's awards would cover a wall.

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 639
  9. IRAN: Women Political Prisoners in Evin Prison, Still on Hunger Strike / Transport to Hospital Karami

    According to information from the women's ward of Evin prison, Karami, detained political prisoners on hunger strike

    Tuesday, November 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 614
  10. IRAN: Women Prisoners on Hunger Strike

    Amnesty International called on Iranian authorities to protect all detainees and prisoners from harassment and degrad

    Monday, November 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 638
  11. IRAN: Iranian Dissidents Win Esteemed Human Rights Prize

    A pair of Iranian dissidents — a jailed human rights lawyer and a banned filmmaker -- were named winners Friday

    Friday, October 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 597
  12. IRAN: Iranian Nobel Peace Prize Winner Predicts Persian Spring

    Nobel Prize winner Shirin Ebadi spoke to Sophie Claudet last week on the sidelines of the Women's Forum in Deauville,

    Tuesday, October 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 555
  13. IRAN: Rights Activists Beaten, Raped in Iran: U.N.

    Human rights activists in Iran are subjected to beatings with batons, mock hangings, rape, sleep deprivation, and thr

    Thursday, October 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 521
  14. IRAN: Journalist and Women's Rights Activist Imprisoned for 'Insulting the President' and 'Spreading Propaganda'

    Amnesty calls for the immediate release of Zhila Bani-Yaghoub

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 308
  15. IRAN: Iran Attacking Women, Attempt to Weaken Feminist Movement: Ebadi

    Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi issued a letter to the United Nations Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet,

    Thursday, August 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 307
  16. IRAN: Iran Rights Lawyer Is Locked Away

    Abdolfattah Soltani, a well-known Iranian lawyer who co-founded an organization that defends the rights of women, min

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 147
  17. IRAN: Tyrants Fear Women's Power

    This past year there were signs that the world is waking up to the power and contribution of women.

    Monday, December 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 523
  18. IRAN: Call for Solidarity with Iranian Women's Movement: Coming Together with The Butterflies for Peace

    The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is seared into our memory by the example of the &

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 498
  19. IRAN: Iran Releases Prominent Actor and Filmmaker

    Iran has released two prominent cultural figures from jail following intense criticism of its crackdown against artis

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 140
  20. IRAN: Iran Refuses Special Rapporteur

    The Iranian government has announced it will not allow a United Nations special rapporteur into the country.

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 126
  21. IRAN: Iran Confirms Arrest of Woman Reporter

    Tehran's prosecution service on Monday confirmed the arrest of Pagah Ahangarani, a reporter, actress and film-maker w

    Monday, July 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 099
  22. IRAN: Fears Grow for Lawyer of Woman in Iran Stoning Case

    Human rights activists have raised serious concerns about a lawyer who fell foul of Iran's Islamic regime for highlig

    Thursday, July 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 068
  23. IRAN: Ashton Demands Release of Iranian Women Prisoners

    As arbitrary arrests continue in Iran, EU High Representative Catherine Ashton released a statement on 5 July condemn

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 062
  24. IRAN: Iranian Women's Rights Activists Arrested

    Two Iranian activists have been arrested as a group of political prisoners ended a hunger strike protesting the death

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 017
  25. IRAN: Women's Rights Activist Missing in Iran

    An Iranian photojournalist and women's rights activist who campaigned for female football fans to be allowed to enter

    Wednesday, June 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 983
  26. IRAN: A Shattered Rule of Law in Iran

    In an annual survey known as the Rule of Law Index, issued by the World Justice Project, Iran ranks last out of 66 na

    Tuesday, June 21, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 980
  27. IRAN: International Voices Outraged Following the Death of Iran's Haleh Sahabi

    The controversial death of Dr. Ms. Haleh Sahabi is coming under international scrutiny as the U.S.

    Saturday, June 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 916
  28. IRAN: Groups Urge UN Action Against Iranian Rights Abuses

    Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi and four human rights organizations have jointly called on the UN Human Rights Coun

    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 909
  29. IRAN: Iran Re-Elected to UN Commission, Angering US

    Iran was reelected to a seat on a UN commission on population and development Thursday, drawing an angry reaction fro

    Friday, May 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 828
  30. IRAN: Today's Iran as Seen Clearly by its Teenage Girls

    Nothing is more telling about a society than its views of itself especially those of its youth who carry the burden o

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 803
  31. IRAN: Release Women's Rights Activists

    Iranian judicial authorities should immediately release two recently detained women's rights activists, the Internati

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 816
  32. IRAN: Dominic Lawson: An 'Eye for an Eye' is Proper Justice

    Ameneh Bahrami has been waiting a long time for the justice she seeks.

    Tuesday, May 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 758
  33. IRAN: Iranian Schoolgirls Condemn Saudi Regime's Brutal Crimes in Bahrain

    Large numbers of Iranian schoolgirls staged a rally in front of the Saudi embassy in Tehran on Tuesday to protest at

    Tuesday, May 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 714
  34. IRAN: Iran Women Protest Bahrain Crackdown

    Iranian women will take to the streets in a show of solidarity with Bahraini women who are continually falling victim

    Thursday, April 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 654
  35. IRAN: Women Fight For Rights In Iran

    In remarks commemorating the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton took

    Monday, March 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 437
  36. IRAN: Iranian MP Criticizes UN Approach Toward Plight of Palestinian Women

    Iranian lawmaker Fatemeh Ajorlu has criticized the United Nations for the approach it has adopted toward the plight o

    Sunday, February 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 308
  37. IRAN/PAKISTAN: LCWU has Great Role in Women Development in Pakistan: Iranian Ambassador

    Iranian Ambassador Mashallah Shakiri has said that Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) has great role in women

    Sunday, February 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 187
  38. IRAN: More Gender Segregation At Iranian Universities

    Male and female students will be separated at a Tehran university in the upcoming academic year in the latest instanc

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 156
  39. IRAN: Iran Woman's Stoning Suspended After Global Outcry

    Iranian authorities have suspended the execution by stoning of a woman convicted of adultery, the Foreign Ministry sa

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 056
  40. IRAN: Zvi Bar'el / Iran's Women Defeat Ahmadinejad's 'Legal Prostitution' Bill

    The White House was quick to deny a Financial Times report two weeks ago that U.S.

    Wednesday, September 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 008
  41. IRAN: UN Panel: Minorities in Iran Face Discrimination

    A United Nations panel says Arabs, Kurds and other minorities in Iran face discrimination because of their ethnicity.

    Friday, August 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 885
  42. IRAN: Lecture discusses Iranian Women

    Women in Iran have resisted attempts by the Islamic theocratic regime to render them second-class citizens following

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 778
  43. IRAN: Iran Lawyer in Ashtiani Stoning Case Now in Turkey

    Mohamed Mostafaei was detained in Turkey because of passport problems but can apply for asylum if he wants to, the ag

    Wednesday, August 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 746
  44. IRAN: Iran to Pay for New Babies to Boost Population

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad inaugurated a new policy on Tuesday to encourage population growth, dismissing

    Thursday, July 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 685
  45. IRAN: Iranian Authorities Pressure Prominent Lawyer By Holding Family Members 'Hostage'

    "Today I was again contacted after being interrogated, I was summoned through a telephone call.

    Tuesday, July 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 674
  46. IRAN: Iranian Women's Rights Activist Recounts Decision To Cast Off Hijab

    On a cold winter day, Iranian women's rights activist and journalist Fariba Davoodi Mohajer made an about-face: Havin

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 564
  47. IRAN: Two Death Sentences in Iran

    Over the past weeks Amnesty International and other human rights organizations have been highlighting the plight of t

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 500
  48. IRAN: Iran's Assault On Civil Society

    Addressing a meeting of the Community of Democracies in Krakow, Poland, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke of t

    Monday, July 12, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 548
  49. IRAN: World Organization Against Torture Halt the Execution of Ms. Zeynab Jalalian!

    The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) has been informed by reliable sources of the imminent execution of Ms.

    Thursday, July 1, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 447
  50. IRAN: Stop Imminent Execution of Kurdish Dissident

    The Iranian judiciary should immediately halt plans to execute Zeynab Jalalian and other Kurdish dissidents, Human Ri

    Tuesday, June 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 406