Iran

Narges Mohammadi in Undisclosed Location

April 24, 2012

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Narges Mohammadi

International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran: Prominent human rights defender Narges Mohammadi was arrested this Sunday and is currently in an unknown location. In an interview with the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, Mohammadi’s husband Taghi Rahmani said that the family’s efforts to find our her location have been fruitless.

"I Am Not a Criminal. I Will Not Request Pardon," Says Narges Mohammadi

March 21, 2012

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Narges Mahammadi

International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran: Narges Mohammadi, the deputy director of the Defenders of Human Rights Center (DHRC) who was sentenced to six years in prison on 5 March by an appeals court, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that she did not request a pardon, as all DHRC activities were based on the laws of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

UN Report Documents “Striking Pattern of Violations”

March 7, 2012

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UN report on human rights in IranThe International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran today welcomed the comprehensive report of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ahmed Shaheed, as a significant document that gives voice to the victims of widespread violations. The Campaign called on the Iranian government to end its absolute lack of cooperation with UN mechanisms and its systematic violations of its international obligations and to work with the Special Rapporteur to address the human rights crisis in that country.

Parastoo Dokouhaki and Marzieh Rasouli Arrested in Continued Wave of Crackdown on Iranian Journalists

January 20, 2012

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Change for Equality: Parastoo Dokouhaki a women’s rights activist, journalist and researcher covering social issues and Marzieh Rasouli a journalist reporting on music and book publications were arrested on January 15 and 17 respectively.

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