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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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Immigration Activists Just Crashed Hillary Clinton's Speech In New York

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 hours ago)

Immigration activists disrupted a speech by Hillary Clinton on Tuesday evening at an event in New York City to benefit groups advocating on behalf of programs and legislation to support first responders and workers affected by the S... Read Post

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 (12 months ago)

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


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