Lest we forget. These women in Iran still remain in jail for opposing compulsory hijab

Lest we forget. These women in Iran still remain in jail for opposing compulsory hijab

Their bravery is awe-inspiring. Despite the risk of getting arrested, these women openly opposed the compulsory hijab in Iran. Their names Yasaman Aryani, Monireh Arab-Shahi and ...
Islamic Republic’s War on Women: Six Activists receive 109 years in prison

Islamic Republic’s War on Women: Six Activists receive 109 years in prison

The Islamic Republic last month handed out prison sentences totaling 109 years to six White Wednesdays campaigners to break our movement against compulsory hijab. In this fight, ...
Saba Kord afshari is only 20 but has received 24 year prison sentence.

Saba Kord afshari is only 20 but has received 24 year prison sentence.

White Wednesdays activist Saba Kordafshari, 22, was sentenced to a total of 24 years in prison by the Tehran Revolutionary Court for demanding an end to compulsory hijab laws. ...
Women will not be intimidated by jail sentence threat, Masih Alinejad says

Women will not be intimidated by jail sentence threat, Masih Alinejad says

Tehran’s head of revolutionary court said women who send Masih Alinejad videos risk jail sentence up to 10 years of jail. This is part of regime’s campaign intimidation to ...
Yasman Aryani beaten up in jail as more anti compulsory hijab protesters are arrested

Yasman Aryani beaten up in jail as more anti compulsory hijab protesters are arrested

Yasaman Aryani, who was arrested and detained since April has been beaten up in Qarchak prison, according to sources close to the family. Islamic Republic judiciary is ...
Amnesty International Says Iran using coercion to obtain forced confessions

Amnesty International Says Iran using coercion to obtain forced confessions

Iran’s authorities are using incommunicado detention, prolonged solitary confinement and threats against family members in order to extract forced video “confessions” from  ...