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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: Iranian Women Protest Being Barred from Stadiums

    Brazil's national volleyball team beat Iran 3-2 at Tehran's Azadi stadium June 15 in the FIVB Volleyball Men's World

    Monday, June 16, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 378
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. IRAN: Iranian Women's Rights Activists Tell Rohani What They Want

    A group of prominent Iranian women's rights activists and intellectuals have outlined some of their main demands for

    Saturday, July 13, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 009
  6. 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
  7. IRAN: Female Candidates Barred to Run for Iran Presidency

    A constitutional body in Iran has ruled that women cannot run in presidential elections scheduled for June 14.

    Saturday, May 18, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 956
  8. 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
  9. IRAN: Female Officers to Join Iran's Riot Police: Report

    A women's unit is being created for Iran's riot police, Brigadier General Hassan Karami told the country's semi-offic

    Monday, January 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 735
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. IRAN: Iran Women to be Watch Guards at Prisons

    The Iranian government and police have begun positioning women as watch guards at female prisons across the country a

    Saturday, September 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 411
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. IRAN: Will Change in Iran Empower Arab Women?

    The impact of Iranian doctrines in the region is apparent throughout history.

    Sunday, April 22, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 028
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  24. IRAN: Kurdish Woman Death Sentence Lifted, Say Reports

    Iranian authorities allegedly lifted the death sentence imposed on Kurdish woman activist Zeyneb Jalalian.

    Saturday, December 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 556
  25. IRAQ: Bay Area Iranian-Americans Fear Forced Closure of Iraq's Camp Ashraf Will Lead to a Massacre

    For years, a Bay Area couple had been trying to publicize the danger that dissidents from their native Iran faced at

    Wednesday, December 14, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 531
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. IRAN: Sanctions on Iran from the Point of View of Its Women

    This week Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced new, stricter sanction

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 456
  29. IRAN: Women Hold Meeting on MENA

    A number of Iranian and Egyptian women experts and officials have held a meeting to discuss developments in the Middl

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 457
  30. IRAN: Iranian Activists Decry Violence Against Women Amid Reported Gang Rapes

    More than 500 Iranian women's rights activists and their supporters have issued a statement calling on authorities to

    Wednesday, July 27, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 138
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. IRAN: Iran Giving Out Condoms for Criminals to Rape Us, Say Jailed Activists

    Prison guards in Iran are giving condoms to criminals and encouraging them to systematically rape young opposition ac

    Sunday, June 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 005
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. IRAN: Mullahs' Regime Intensifies Suppressive Measures Against Iranian Women

    The commander of the regime's suppressive police force spoke about intensifying actions against what he called &ldquo

    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 908
  42. 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
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  44. IRAN: Iranian Women Political Prisoners Speak out Against Sexual Threats

    Female political prisoners in the quarantine section of Iran's Evin Prison have issued a letter for Iranian Women's D

    Sunday, May 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 844
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. IRAN: Islamic Republic has Elevated Status of Women: Leader

    Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that Iran's Islamic system has made g

    Monday, May 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 799
  49. 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
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