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Iran – Evin Prison, 27 October 2012. Zahra (Mahboubeh) Mansouri was detained and sent to the “Womens’ Ward” to complete her 2 year jail sentence. Zahra was arrested first on June 1st, 2011 and detained in Ward 209 for 2 months, and then released on bail. Zahra was then prosecuted on the usual charges of … Continue reading
Iran-Shush, 25 Oct. 2012. The Iranian Workers’ Free Union reports that Mrs. Shahnaz Sagvand has been ordered to appear on Sunday 28 October 2012 in court to defend herself against the Islamic regime’s favorite charges: “activities against the security of the regime” and of course “false propaganda.” We previously reported that Ali Nejati was prosecuted … Continue reading
Iran-Evin 25 Oct.2012: According to reports from Iran, Nasrin Sotoudeh has been transferred to emergency care. Nasrin has been on hunger strike in protest against her situation in prison and pressures brought against her family, husband, and little daughter. Nasrin, a lawyer of 1st degree with a history of defending juveniles against Islamic prosecution, has … Continue reading
This is the English translation of an open letter in Farsi by Iranian labor rights activist Parvin Mohammadi. Her original document appears on the website of the Iranian Workers Free Union. Parvin Mohammadi is one of the named organizers of the labor petition currently circulating in Iran which has gathered more than 20,000 signatures so … Continue reading