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  1. 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
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  2. 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
  3. 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
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  4. 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
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  5. 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
  6. 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
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  7. 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
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  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. IRAN: High Price of "Bad Hejab"

    When Iranian girls go out these days, their friends warn them they face trouble if they are wearing makeup or are fas

    Thursday, June 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 348
  14. IRAN: Iranian Woman Activist, Narges Mohammadi, Arrested On Thursday

    Narges Mohammadi, an Iranian journalist and prominent human rights activist, was arrested on June 10th by Intelligenc

    Wednesday, June 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 240
  15. IRAN: Shadi Sadr Dedicates Courage Award to Imprisoned Women's Rights Activist Shiva Nazar Ahari

    Shadi Sadr, a renowned Iranian human rights lawyer, women's rights activist and member of Women Living Under Muslim L

    Thursday, June 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 367
  16. IRAN: Hijab Crackdown Intensifies as Election Anniversary Nears

    It might be hard to imagine that a woman's attendance at a university would be contingent upon the way she dresses.

    Thursday, May 27, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 158
  17. IRAN: Iran Jails Women Activists, Arrests Top Former MP

    Iran has sentenced in absentia award-winning women's rights activist Shadi Sadr and another fellow activist to jail a

    Sunday, May 16, 2010
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  19. IRAN: U.N. Elects Iran to Commission on Women's Rights

    Without fanfare, the United Nations this week elected Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women, handing a four-y

    Thursday, April 29, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 110
  20. IRAN: Women Online In Iran Brave Heavy Web Surveillance

    Iranian women have pushed the battle for equal rights online even as security forces aggressively monitor the Interne

    Friday, April 9, 2010
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  21. MIDDLE EAST: Evaluating Women's Freedom in the Middle East

    Last week Freedom House released their "Women's Rights in the Middle East" report, on the state of gender e

    Wednesday, March 31, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 911
  22. IRAN: UN Universal Periodic Review Excerpts

    Gender Related Excerpts from II Conclusions and/or Recommendations:

    Wednesday, March 24, 2010
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  23. IRAN: Notoriety under Sharia Garb

    In the first part of my research-based article on titled 'Iran: Clerics or pimps', readers must have already learnt a

    Friday, February 26, 2010
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  24. IRAN: Widespread Arrests of Women's Rights Activists, Female Journalists and Relatives

    Numerous women's rights campaigners, female journalists and relatives are being arrested and persecuted as authoritie

    Tuesday, January 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 646