March 2010 (6)
Mar 30 2010 12:00PM
Mother's Day action, results and what's next...
Well I certainly remembered to get my Mum a Mother’s Day card this year and make the trip down to South London to see her, but I did have a good reminder! All the previous week I was working with activists and other organisations like...
Mar 27 2010 6:24PM
Zahra Jabari, a woman prisoner in danger of ill-health
According to reports by human rights activists in iran, prisoner of conscious, Ms Zahra Jabari is suffering from heart problems and acute rheumatism and is hardly able to walk without aid. Medical authorities in prison have refused to...
Mar 27 2010 10:06AM
Conspiracy against Iran's national security
Alieh Eghdamdoust is a woman's rights activist from the north regions of Iran who is serving 3 year prison term for her activities which were raising women's awareness of their rights. Despite widespread campaigns for her release Alieh...
Mar 25 2010 9:51PM
A big thank you to the IS Middle East Team, especially Ann Harrison and Drury Dyke
Last Iranian year was a difficult and turbulent year for the Iranian people. Iran was about to have its presidential elections after 5 years of Ahmadinejad’s presidency which brought economic disaster, political chaos and international...
Mar 25 2010 2:35PM
Women of Iran, 31 years on
I shall never die As I have sowed the seed of words. Ferdowsi, 10th century Iranian poet. It was 8 March 1979, a month after the Iranian revolution had overthrown 2500 years monarchy and was about to set a date for the referendum to es...
Mar 22 2010 11:00AM
Thank you for supporting us in our struggles
“Thank you for all of the actions you have carried out to support us in our struggles, and in favour of the rights of Nicaraguan women and girls.” These are the words of Juanita Jiménez Martínez. She is one of the nine Nicaraguan women...