Dec 13 2014 9:22AM
Time Will Never Say, a prisoner's account

On 9 DEcember, International Coalition Against Violence in Iran-ICAVI organised the launch of Ramin Jahanbegloo's memoirs: "Time Will Never Say". IN 2007, Ramin was detained at the airport while bording a flight to Brussels. He was...

Dec 13 2014 9:22AM
Time Will Never Say, a prisoner's account

On 9 DEcember, International Coalition Against Violence in Iran-ICAVI organised the launch of Ramin Jahanbegloo's memoirs: "Time Will Never Say". IN 2007, Ramin was detained at the airport while bording a flight to Brussels. He was...

Oct 24 2014 10:26AM
Protests in Iranian Cities of Esfahan and Tehran Against Acid Attacks on Women

In recent days thousands of people took to the streets to protest against recent chain of acid attacks on women in the city of Esfahan. Reports, films and photos on facebook shows people's anger at the inability or reluctance of the...

Oct 18 2014 6:00PM
Women in Iran in Serious Danger From the Fundamentalists' New Tactics

In recent weeks, 5 women in the city of Esfahan have been victims of acid attacks by unknown mobs. In one reported case, a motorcyclist with two passengers stopped a car driving by a woman, pretending to ask for an address. When the...

Sep 29 2014 9:59AM
Iran, Life of Prisoner of Conscious Mr Boroujerdi at Risk

Days before Iran's President Hassan Rohani addresses United Nations General Assembly, Ayatollah Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi, the prominent dissident clergy was informed that he will be executed for "anti-government views" -- that is...

Sep 25 2014 12:55PM
Executed for presenting a new reading of the Quran

Mohsen Amir Aslani, an Iranian young man who had been imprisoned for almost 11 years was found guilty and sentenced to death for the crime of presenting a new reading of the Quran. Mohsen's case was referred to the high court at least...

Apr 13 2014 6:28PM
Stop Reihaneh Jabbari Execution

URGENT ACTION Iranian woman at risk of execution Thedeath sentence of Iranian woman Reyhaneh Jabbari has been sent to the Office of Implementation of Sentences in Tehran, Iran. Once death sentences have gone to this body, they may be...

Dec 17 2013 4:25PM
Women of Afghanistan Need Action from the government

Women of Afghanistan Need Action from the Government and Political Leaders not Empty Words! As part of 16 days of activism to eliminate violence against women, The Capital of Afghanistan also witnessed many events by Women’s Rights...

Dec 3 2013 9:16AM
Violence against women in Afghanistan: everything stands in the balance

The coming year is the deadline for the foreign forces to leave Afghanistan. During the past 10 years of occupation Afghan women activists have campaigned for their rights through various channels and achieved to attract international...

Nov 4 2013 10:20AM
From: Evin Prison-Ward 350

To: you Call in support of sick political prisoners from 47 political prisoners from Ward 350 of Evin prison in Iran With great thanks and appreciation to the organizers of this campaign in Europe, United States and Canada We...

Sep 30 2013 9:19AM
Forgotten Prisoners in Iran's jails

Recently, a small number of prisoners of conscience have been released from prison without due legal procedures. Some of these people were due to be released shortly as their prison terms were about to finish. There is a possibility...

Jul 14 2013 8:42PM
Lindsey-Hilsum Reports on Sexual Harrasment of Women in Egypt

The link below directs you to her report from Cairo's Tahrir Square, where millions of men and women gathered to oust president Morsi from power as he was taking the country towards Islamisation. Apart from the political message of...

Jun 24 2013 12:11PM
Death of Afshin Osanloo in the Iranian Prison

Once again one of the political prisoners died in prison after years of torture and harsh conditions which exist in the notorious Rejaishahr prison in Iran. Afhsin Osanloo, brother of Mansoor Osanloo, the ex-bus drivers's syndicate...

Jun 19 2013 5:46PM
Women Were Not Allowed to Enter Football Stadium in Iran

On Wednsday, when Iran was playing for the world cup final and eventually won, hundreds of women gathered at the Azadi (Freedom) Stadium to watch and celebrate the Iranian national team play against South Korea. They were not allowed...

Jun 19 2013 5:36PM
Saudi Women Senteced to Jail for Helping a Woman Against Domestic Violence

Take Action! On 15 June 2013, Saudi women’s rights activists, Wajeha Al-Huwaider and Fawzia Al-Oyouni, were convicted of the Islamic Sharia law offence of Takhbib, or incitement of a wife to defy the authority of her husband. They were...

Jun 11 2013 12:29PM
When Sleeping Women Wake, Mountains Move

When Sleeping Women Wake, Mountains Move This was the title of a conference convened by Justice for Iran on Saturday 8 June at Regent’s College, London. The packed Turke Hall once again witnessed speaker after speaker talk of their...

Jun 8 2013 9:47AM
Police brutality against protestors in Turkey who demand democracy

Protestors in Turkey, men & women demanded their beautiful Taqusim Square be spared demolition to give way to a shopping mall. This was how thousands gathered at the Square to raise their voices. The police response was extreme...

May 24 2013 8:38PM
"Dawn", Documentary screening of Afghan Women

To celebrate National Refugee Week 2013 Refugee Action Kingston and the British Afghan Women’s Society are pleased to invite you to an exclusive film screening of ‘DAWN: Documenting Afghan Women’s Narratives’ at the Rose Theatre...

May 19 2013 10:23AM
BEATRIZ IN NEED AS AUTHORITIES JUST STAND BY

BEATRIZ IN NEED AS AUTHORITIES JUST STAND BY EL SALVADOR Beatriz (f) Beatriz is still waiting for the Salvadoran authorities to provide her with the medical treatment she urgently needs to safeguard her life and health. The authorities...

May 19 2013 10:16AM
Women and the City: how urban planning policy impacts on women

Women and the City: how urban planning policy impacts on women Urban planning policy is fairly gender neutral, right? - wrong! As this Feminar will demonstrate, how our cities are planned can impact on how women use their cities, often...

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