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June 2013: By Joanne Michele - "With only six candidates remaining, all of whom have been ideologically vetted by the Guardian Council, do women in Iran care about the election?"


In March 2013, Elahe Amani spoke on the panel and gave this presentation at the 57th United Nations conference, the UN Commission on the Status of Women...


April 2013: 'After her first hunger strike two years ago, her vision problems started, and recently this problem intensified after her latest hunger strike', Reza Khandan told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran...


Dec 2012: 'Even though Nasrin is no longer on hunger strike, there is not much improvement in her physical condition since last week...  she has not yet received any medical treatment' - writes husband Reza...


Dec 2012: "I spoke with few of her cellmates who were very worried for her and said that in the last two days her body is rejecting liquids," wrote Nasrin Sotoudeh's husband on his Facebook status on 2nd December.


By Joanne Michele: "In August 2012, a series of devastating earthquakes struck a region of northwestern Iran. Many activists were arrested for attempting to document the situation..."


Oct 2012: "Even without a hunger strike she has lost so much weight and is so weak that she is unrecognizable to those who have not seen her for a while… and now this." - Reza Khandan, Nasrin's husband.


Oct 2012: Nasrin's husband writes on Facebook: "I did everything in my power to dissuade her of this decision, but she was adamant. Even without a hunger strike she has lost so much weight and is so weak that she is unrecognizable…"


Sept 2012: By Elahe Amani:- 'Many survivors are daring to come forward now about one of the darkest human rights violations in Iranian history...'


July 2012: The husband of jailed human rights activist Nargess Mohammadi expressed grave concern for his wife’s health...


July 2012: The Iranian judiciary banned the husband and daughter of jailed lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh from leaving the country...


June 2012: Jailed activist Nargess Mohammadi suffering from deteriorating health in Zanjan Prison, according to her husband, Taghi Rahmani.