October 2011: Safeworld Report by Joanne Michele - If the judge has first-hand knowledge that the defendant is guilty, no additional evidence is required. There are no female judges.
Sept 2011: One Million Signatures campaign members Mehrnoosh Etemadi and Hayedeh Tabesh - sentenced to 9 months in prison (suspended for 3 years)...
Sept 2011: A diplomatic cable, released by WikiLeaks, contains comments by a UN investigator that autopsies showed four women and five children had been handcuffed and shot in the head...
October 2011: Resources used in the compilation of the Safe World Report - Iran: Execution of Women and Children.
Aug 2011: Two years after millions took to the streets to protest the elections, the head of the Iranian judiciary announced that 'only one person was killed by government forces'...
Delara Darabi was sentenced to death by hanging when she was only 16 years old. She was convicted of murdering her father's female cousin in 2003. Although Delara initially claimed that she had committed the crime, she subsequently recanted.
Prior to her death a film, Prisoner of Colors, was made about her.
July 2011: Five hundred Iranian Womens Rights activists call on medical and social work professionals to treat victims of rape with sympathy and to support them in their attempt to return to their normal lives.
Joanne Michele talks to Maryam Mirza, friend of Maryam Majd: "This is a nightmare. I can't believe, even in the worst totalitarian system, that Maryam could be considered a dangerous person..."
By Elahe Amani: "The negative stereotypes and discrimination against what is not “the norm” are deeply embedded in our value system and patterns of behavior...."