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Iran releases Canadian Academic it accused of ‘Feminism,’ but Crackdown on Women Activists Continues

By Mahsa Alimardani | ( Globalvoices.org) | – – Some good news reached Canada this week when Homa Hoodfar, an Iranian-Canadian anthropologist, was released after months of incarceration in Iran. Hoodfar is…
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