Salbi Marandi, an 80-year-old woman, and mother of a deceased political prisoner, was whipped 70 times on November 28th in the northwestern city of Khoi’s Prison, as part of her prison sentence. After the whipping,...
By Alliance of Iranian Women Staff The trial of five female activists who signed a letter calling for Khamenei’s resignation and an abolition of the Khomeinist regime, was held in in the Revolutionary...
By Alliance of Iranian Women Staff On the morning of Thursday, September 26, 2019, a woman named Leila Zarafshan was hanged in the Sanandaj Central Prison. She is the latest recipient of capital...
By Banafsheh Zand and Sophie Baron On September 9th, nine days after she set herself on fire in front of a Tehran courtroom, Sahar Khodayari died. The 29-year-old, now internationally known as #TheBlueGirl (Esteghlal FC,...
By Alliance of Iranian Women Staff Female journalist and former student activist Marzieh Amiri has been sentenced to 148 lashes and 10 years and 6 months in prison. On Saturday, September 14th, Samira Amiri,...
Source: RadioFarda A young woman who had set herself on fire to protest her possible indictment for trying to enter a sports stadium in Iran has died in hospital. The 29-year old...
By Golnaz Esfandiari Source: RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty (RFE/RL) The girl is said to be around 11. The man is reportedly twice her age. They were recently wed in a remote southwestern Iranian province with a...
Iranian women’s rights activist, 20, is jailed for 15 years for ‘spreading prostitution by taking off her hijab’
Saba Kord Afshari, 20, activist from Iran, has been sentenced to 24 years in jail Got 15 years for ‘spreading corruption and prostitution by taking off her hijab’ Afshari took part in in ‘white...
Ms. Geeti Pourafzal, prominent lawyer and women and human rights activist, has been missing for the last week. Her husband has reported that he does not know who has arrested her and where...
Source: RadioFarda While the International Football Federation (FIFA) is set to dispatch a delegation to Tehran to look […]
Declaration of Fourteen Civil and Women’s Rights Activists in Iran Calling for the Resignation of the Supreme Leader and the Abolition of the Islamic Republic
Source: Tavaanaa Dear Compatriots! Four decades have passed since the rule of the Supreme Leader has effaced one […]
Source: RadioFarda Three women held in custody for “disrespecting compulsory hijab,” or the so-called Islamic dress code, have been […]
By Alliance of Iranian Women Staff The trial of five female activists who signed a letter calling for Khamenei’s […]
By Banafsheh Zand and Sophie Baron On September 9th, nine days after she set herself on fire in front […]
Source: RadioFarda The Paris-based international organization, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has declared Iran as the largest prison in the […]
Forough Alaei detained with at least five other activists for sneaking into sports events, which is forbidden for Iranian women […]
By Banafsheh Zand Source: PJMedia Today is International Women’s Day, and Iranian women will be on the streets demanding […]
Society for the Freedom of Women and Secret Society of Women were the first to be formed in 1907 […]
In the late 1800’s Iranian women were the main force behind the constitutional movement and the subsequent revolution. The Qajar […]