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2010 (51)
Dec 23 2010 8:25PM
Merry Christmas to the Iranian Christians among worries for the imprisoned priest in Iran

A Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to Iranian Christians International Coalition Against Violence in Iran (ICAVI), with regards to all other religions, wishes a Merry Christmas for all Iranian Christians.Throughout the world at this...

Dec 2 2010 9:18PM
women in Iran: victims of an unjust law

Shahla Jahed, second temoporary wife of footballer, Naser Mohammed Khani, who was sentenced to death by hanging for murdering Laleh Saharkhizan, Mohammed Khani's first official wife was hanged at the Evin Prison early Wednsday morning...

Dec 1 2010 10:24AM
Early this morning Shahla Jahed was hanged in Evin prison

Shahla Jahed, the temoporary wife of one of Iran's famous footballers, Naser Mohammedkhani, who was acxcused of murdering his first wife, Laleh Sahar Khizan some 9 years ago was executed by hanging in Evin prison today. The family of...

Nov 26 2010 9:54AM
Drury Dyke of Amnesty Middle East Team speaks at ICAVI conference

On 6 November 2010 International Coalition Against Violence in Iran (ICAVI) held its first conference "A Non-Violent Approach to the Growing Violence in Iran at SOAS. Women Action Network of Amnesty kindly contributed to the travel...

Nov 24 2010 9:28AM
Stop further executions in Iran: Shahla Jahed to be executed!

URGENT ACTION iranian footballer’s wife’s execution scheduled ADditional InformationShahla Jahed, who had contracted a temporary marriage with Nasser Mohammad-Khani, a former striker for the Iranian national football team and former...

Nov 24 2010 9:22AM
Stop  another Kurdish National due to be executed!

URGENT ACTIONKurd’s death sentence to be carried outHossein Khezri, a member of Iran’s Kurdish minority, is at imminent risk of execution. His death sentence was sent "for implementation" on around 17 November, after the publication of...

Nov 10 2010 10:38PM
Iran was rejected to become member of Executive Board of UN Women!

Election of 41 members of the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women 10 November 2010…...

Nov 10 2010 8:04AM
Nasrin Sorudeh, human rights lawyer on dry hunger strike

Nasrin is the mother of two young children. She is the defence lawyer to many juvenilles on death row. She has been in detention for committing no crfime in a country where criminals are free and honest lawyers are in jail. In...

Nov 3 2010 8:48AM
Stop Iran to sit at the UN Women Executive Committee

Oppose Iran’s government’s attempt to join the executive board of the newly established United Nations Women! Women of Iran, subjected to gender discrimination, oppression and imprisonment Women in Iran are deprived of many basic human...

Oct 17 2010 10:16PM
Call for the immediate release of Nasrin Soroodeh who is in danger due to hunger strike!

Sun, 17 October, 2010 20:03:58 1600 Call for Immediate Release of Nasrin Sotoodeh Two Statements with 1600 Signatures Call for the Immediate and Unconditional Release of Nasrin Sotoodeh, Human Rights...

Sep 25 2010 5:50PM

1st Update on UA 181/10USA Teresa Lewis (f) Teresa Lewis, a woman assessed as having "borderline mental retardation", was executed by lethal injection in Virginia, USA, on the evening of 23 September for the murder of her husband and...

Sep 5 2010 6:56PM
Campaign to free Shiva Nazar Ahari in various cities of the world

On Sept 2 and 3 many of Shiva's friends organised a worldwide campaign prior to her court case. Below are links to some of the links to various cities that held gatherings to free Shiva.

Aug 27 2010 3:52PM
Please join us free Shiva Nazar Ahari from prison in Iran

GLOBAL CAMPAIGN TO FREE SHIVA NAZAR AHARI "RELEASE HER IMMEDIATELY AND UNCONDITIONALLY!"Date before her court: 2 September 2010 WorldwideAugust 26, 2010 - Shiva Nazar Ahari, a 26-year-old Iranian citizen and human rights defender is...

Aug 20 2010 8:41PM
USA: Stop the Execution of Teresa Lewis

Teresa Lewis is scheduled for execution on 23rd September in the state of Virginia. Take action to stop the execution here…...

Aug 20 2010 11:10AM
Save Shiva from the threat of "Moharebeh", against God!

Shiva Nazar Ahari, Iranian human rights activist has been in detention for over 8 months. She was detained along with Koohyar Goodarzi and a number of other human rights activists when they were on board a bus to go to Ghom, the...

Aug 20 2010 8:21AM
The Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize

Do you know someone who should be recognised for their work tackling violence against women? The Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize is now accepting nominations . Individuals or groups can be...

Aug 12 2010 1:37PM
     Death's Waiting Room: launch 1pm today

Aug. 10, 2010 Reprieve announces the launch of Death’s Waiting Room, a life-size death row cell outside St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, at 1pm Thursday 12th August.This extraordinary exhibition replicates the real death row...

Aug 8 2010 6:41PM
Grave concern about 17 political prisoners on hunger strike

Four Hundred Iranian Activists Issue Statement Expressing Grave Concern about the Health of Seventeen Prisoners of Conscience on Hunger Strike Nearly 400 social, political and cultural activists and journalist have issued a statement...

Aug 4 2010 3:24PM
Do we have to witness such brutality in the 21th centruy?

Third world countries are often blames for their abuse of human rights which is true by itself. What happens when in France, a socalled "civilised" country people are treated in such a shamful way? I was applauled and disgusted to see...