Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

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Sakineh Ashtiani, Once Sentenced to Stoning Execution, to Be Released

It is with great joy that we share the news that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, once sentenced to be stoned to death for adultery, has been pardoned and will be released from prison as a direct result of the worldwide protests in her defense. Today, 18 March 2014, Mohammad Javad Larijani, the Islamic regime’s Secretary General … Continue reading

TAKE ACTION: Tell Sakineh You Stand with Her on International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day is the day to celebrate the women all over the world who have never once stopped fighting for freedom and equality. It is also a day to stand up against patriarchal regimes that legislate women’s second-class citizenship through mechanisms such as imposing mandatory hijab, requiring that women obtain their guardian’s consent to … Continue reading

Message of Labour Activist Esmail Fatahi, on the Occasion of March 8, International Women’s Day: We Consider Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani a Symbol in our Battle against Stoning and Inhumane Laws of Islam

We, the activists inside Iran, consider Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to be a symbol of struggle against stoning. On this day [International Women’s Day], I congratulate all the noble women of the world and especially Iranian women. I hope for a day that Iranian women obtain all their human rights. Unfortunately, everyone has heard the sad … Continue reading

URGENT: Execution of Sakineh Ashtiani Believed to be Imminent: 5 Things You Should Do NOW

According to recent media reports, the Islamic Republic is once again preparing to execute Sakineh Ashtiani. We ask all concerned individuals to take the following urgent actions: 1) Contact your State Department or Foreign Ministry (addresses below) with the following message: I demand that this government exert the utmost diplomatic pressure on the Islamic Republic of Iran … Continue reading

Interview with Lawyer of Javid Houtan Kian, Courageous Advocate of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani [ENG & FA]

The below is an interview conducted by HRANA with the former lawyer of Javid Houtan Kian, who courageously defended Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani against a stoning execution in Iran. For the past year, Houtan Kian has been held under severe torture as a political prisoner – because he defended his client. In addition to reading this … Continue reading