Urgent Action: Four women jailed for attending may day rally

Iranian labour rights activists Anisha Assadolahi, Atefeh Rangriz and Neda Naji and Iranian journalist Marzieh Amiri have been arbitrarily detained without access to a lawyer for weeks, and accused of spurious national security offences in connection with a peaceful International Workers’ Day gathering in Tehran on 1 May 2019. They were initially held in prolonged solitary confinement amounting to torture or other ill-treatment. Now held next to women convicted of violent crimes, Atefeh Rangriz and Neda Naji are at risk of assault.

Take action.

 

PLEASE SEND APPEALS BEFORE 20 AUGUST 2019

 

Please write urgently in your own words or using the template letter included in English or Persian to:

 

Prosecutor General of Tehran 
Ali Alghasi Mehr 
Office of the Prosecutor 
Corner (Nabsh-e) of 15 Khordad Square 
Tehran, Iran 
Salutation: Dear Mr Alghasi Mehr

 

And copies to:

Prosecutor General of Tehran 
Ali Alghasi Mehr 
C/o Permanent Mission of Iran to the UN
Chemin du Petit-Saconnex 28
1209 Geneva, Switzerland 
Salutation: Dear Mr Alghasi Mehr

The prosecutor general of Tehran may be reached via post at the address listed in the Urgent Action. We ask that you also send appeals to him via Iran’s diplomatic mission in Geneva.

 

Also send copies to diplomatic representatives accredited to your country.

HIS EXCELLENCY Hamid Baeidinejad, Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 16 Princes Gate London SW7 1PT, Tel: 020 7225 4208-9 Fax: 020 7589 4440 Email: iranemb.lon@mfa.gov.ir www.london.mfa.ir

Please check with your section before sending appeals after the above date.
 

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