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Leading Iranian Trade Union Activist Spends May Day in Prison

In Iran, those who advocate peacefully on behalf of their fellow workers are likely to wind up in prison.
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Iran: Arrested Women's Rights Activist Begins Prison Term

News : Huffington Post (6 years ago)

On June 12, 2006, 70 Iranian women's rights activists were arrested for helping to organize a peaceful protest demanding the revision of discriminatory laws against women in Iran. Those arrested continue to be summoned, charged, arr... Read Post

Iranian human rights activist: 'Free forever'

News : CNN's This Just In (last year)

Tehran, Iran (CNN) - Nasrin Sotoudeh, a prominent Iranian human rights advocate, was among several prisoners released Wednesday from a Tehran prison where she had been jailed since 2010. "I'm glad, but I'm worried for my friends in ... Read Post

Free My Father From Prison in Iran

News : The Daily Beast (2 hours ago)

My father, an Iranian blogger, is being psychologically tortured and imprisoned—all for blogging about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Read Post


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