Solidarity with Women

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Join us on March 8 to Celebrate International Women’s Day!

Join us to celebrate International Women’s Day. We will celebrate the women who have never stopped fighting for equality and freedom in places like Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan. Date: Saturday March 8, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm Place: Lafayette Park, Washington DC (across the street from the White House) Organizer: Mission Free Iran Contact information: … Continue reading

Message of Amineh Ghaderi, Mother of Zanyar Moradi, on the Occasion of March 8th, International Women’s Day

I, the mother of Zanyar Moradi, a political prisoner condemned to death, congratulate all freedom-loving women in Iran and all over the world on March 8th, International Women’s Day. On this day, allow me to express my heart’s deepest longing for the release of all political prisoners, and for the abolition of the death penalty. … Continue reading

Photos from 8 March 2013 Action Demanding Equality for Women in Iran & Worldwide, Washington DC

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Zahra (Mahboubeh) Mansouri, 60-Year Old Breast Cancer Survivor, Detained and Sent to Evin Prison Despite Epilepsy, Other Physical Disabilities

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

Shahnaz Sagvand, Spouse of Ali Nejati, To Be Prosecuted

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

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