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Iran Indicts Feminist Canadian-Iranian Professor Homa Hoodfar

Canadian-Iranian anthropologist Homa Hoodfar, an expert in the study of women in Muslim societies, was indicted on unknown charges in Iran on Monday. The 65-year-old author and professor emerita at Montreal’s Concordia University now sits in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison, while colleagues and family fervently campaign for her release. Iran’s indictment of Hoodfar and several other dual-nationals this week follows her arrest on June 6 after months of monitoring and questioning from security forces.
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