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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 president calls US sanctions an 'invasion'

News : The Newsroom (8 hours ago)

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" Saturday after Washington imposed new penalties over the country's contested nuclear program, though he promised negotiations with world pow... 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 (11 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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