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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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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  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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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  28. 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
  29. IRAN/BAHRAIN: Iranians Support Bahraini Women

    Iranians take to the streets in Tehran to show support for Bahraini women enduring the violence and crimes committed

    Friday, April 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 710
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. IRAN: Iranian VP Underlines Improvement of Women's Role in Muslim Societies

    Iranian Vice-President Fatemeh Bodaqi in a meeting with the Afghan parliament's female lawmakers stressed the necessi

    Sunday, February 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 287
  34. IRAN: Women at Forefront of Iranian Protests

    Iranian women are not the type of women who remain silent and consider themselves lesser than men.

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 251
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. Who is Behind the Name? A Story of Violence, Loss, and Melancholic Survival in Post-Revolutionary Iran

    This paper journeys along the theoretical and historical trajectories of the early stage of post-revolutionary Iran,

    Tuesday, February 1, 2011
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  38. IRAN: NCRI Women's Committee Condemns Execution of Zahra Bahrami

    Ms. Sarvnaz Chitsaz, NCRI Women's Committee Chair, described the barbaric execution of Ms.

    Monday, January 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 126