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Parvin Mokhtare

Jan 2012: Parvin Mokhtare took to the airwaves of Radio Farda to protest the arrest of her son, journalist and human rights activist Kouhyar Goudarzi....


I caught countless glimpses of other women detainees. Sometimes they smiled at me from under the crack of their blindfolds as they were being led by my cell...


Nov 2011: The Statement of The Mothers of Laleh Park And Supporters Abroad For The International Day For The Elimination of Violence Against Women.


Nov 2011: By Maryam Zar - The working women of Iran... will find their jobs dwindling unmercifully if tougher global sanctions take hold.


Oct 2011: Detained Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was denied visiting privileges for refusing to wear the chador in prison.

27 year old Houriyeh hanged in 2007

October 2011: Safeworld Report by Joanne Michele - Iran reportedly executes more people per capita than any other country...

Sarah Shourd talks to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran.

'I definitely support the freedom of all political prisoners and prisoners of conscience in Iran,' Sarah Shourd told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran in an exclusive interview...

Narges Mohammadi

Sept 2011: Narges Mohammadi, deputy head of Iran's Defenders of Human Rights Centre, sentenced to 11 years in jail... Mohammadi, also a member of Iran's National Peace Council, said she would appeal.

Iranian lawyer Masoud Shafiee speaks with journalists as he waits for the release of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal

Sept 2011: security forces entered the home of Massoud Shafiee, the lawyer representing the recently released Americans, and after several hours of searching his home and offices, transferred him to Evin Prison.


Sept 2011: In an interview with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, Reza Khandan, Nasrin Sotoudeh’s husband, said that the second court session reviewing her disbarment (removal from the Bar Association) was cancelled.


Sept 2011: Drewery Dyke, Amnesty Intl - “On one hand, the hikers have been released... On the other, there has been a hanging of a minor, which is an act that flies in the face of international law."


Sept 2011: The release of the US hikers was clearly designed to improve the president's standing... but hours earlier the regime blatantly broke international law by executing a teenager.