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EU Parliament Calls for Immediate Halt of Shahla (Khadijeh) Jahed’s Execution

Alexandre Stutzmann, the Chief Diplomatic Advisor, Cabint of the President of the EU Parliament, has written to the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Ambassador, Ali Asghar Khaji, and demanded an immediate halt to Shahla Jahed’s execution.

Last Chance to Take Action to Save Shahla Jahed

We have written before about the case of Shahla Jahed. She has been convicted of murder in a high-profile case and sentenced to death by hanging, despite the fact that she has clearly and publicly said in court that she confessed to the murder only under rape and torture. Her “trial” under the “judicial” system … Continue reading

MFI Press Release: Nawal El Saadawi affirms support for struggle to save Sakineh’s life, wishes for success of December 11 protest at United Nations headquarters

Nawal El Saadawi is a world-renowned writer living in Egypt. Starting her professional career as a physician, her life’s work has led her to become a novelist, a psychiatrist, and author of more than 40 books. Her novels and books on the situation of women have had a deep effect on successive generations of young … Continue reading

International Committees against Execution and Stoning Support December 11 Protest at UN to Demand Criminalization of Stoning and Expulsion of Anti-Woman Regimes from the UN’s Women’s Organizations

Support Mission Free Iran’s Protest Action at the United Nations On December 11, Mission Free Iran has organized a protest action in front of the United Nations headquarters in New York City as well as in other cities and countries. The objective of these actions is to protest the presence of the Islamic Republic and … Continue reading

November 25, 2010: ITF Commemorates International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women by an Act of Solidarity with Sakineh Ashtiani

On November 25, 2010, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, staff at the London headquarters of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) hold images of Sakineh Ashtiani to show “support for the women (and men) living under the threat of stoning.” The protest was called by ITF’s Women Transport Workers’ Department.