June 2010 (8)
Jun 24 2010 12:22PM
Waiting to be stoned to death.
Sakineh Mohameddi Ashtiani a prisoner at one of Tabriz prisons in the north-west Iran is on the verge of being stoned to death. In 2006 she confessed to being the lover to the two men who murdered her husband. She later withdrew her st...
Jun 18 2010 9:30AM
Did they silence Iran by killing its Neda (voice)?
A year ago around this time Iran was heaving in blood and battle. Among all the chaos on the streets, a young woman was killed in broad daylight in front of the world. The doctor near the scene who tried to save her was accused of bein...
Jun 14 2010 6:35PM
We will go to the cemetry
On the anniversary of the murder of Sohrab Arabi, her bereaved mother, Parvin Fahimi lit some candles at the window in their home to remember her son. A son who was killed a year this day. The authorities attacked her house and smashed...
Jun 10 2010 9:01PM
A Birthday in Evin Prison an opportunity to remember Irans prisoners
By Ann Harrison, East Gulf researcher for Amnesty International To coincide with the 12 June anniversary of the disputed election last year in Iran, Amnesty International has prepared a campaign to highlight the situation of political...
Jun 9 2010 12:00PM
Time is running out! Save the project that helps women escape from violence
Women escaping violence need to access place of safety. It was thanks to your campaigning effort that we got a pilot project in place, now we need YOU to ensure that vulnerable women do not fall back into the hands of their abusers. Pl...
Jun 8 2010 11:22PM
Iran, a year on after the disputed presidential elections
Statement by International coalition against Violence in Iran (ICAVI) A year ago at this time Iranians were preparing themselves to participate in the tenth presidential elections, hoping to select from among the 4 designated candidate...
Jun 8 2010 11:34AM
Press Release on the occasion of the anniversary of Iran's disputed elections
LONDON NGOS UNITE TO HIGHLIGHT THE DETERIORATING HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN IRAN Unite for Iran is a week of events bringing together ARTICLE 19, Amnesty International UK, Exiled Writers Ink, Human Rights Watch, Prisoners of Conscience,...
Jun 2 2010 12:28AM
The right to wear or not to wear??
Recently, amensty international and Hunam Rights Watch have issued statements condemning the ban on Berque (full face cover) by some Muslem women who live in Belgium and Austria. According to them the ban violates human rights of those...