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Boxing: Khadem to break a barrier for Iranian women

By Julien Pretot Source: Reuters   ROYAN, France – Two years after a clandestine impromptu training session on the hills of Tehran, Sadaf Khadem will become the first Iranian woman to contest an official...

120 years of struggle for dignity

In the late 1800’s Iranian women were the main force behind the constitutional movement and the subsequent revolution. The Qajar dynasty’s kings (1799 – 1925) sat idly by and allowed the intrusion of the...

IRAN IS SENTENCING CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS TO DEATH

 Source: Amnesty International Before they even reach adulthood, Iran is ending their lives. There are scores of young offenders on death row in Iran, and the authorities are continuing to sentence them to death. Girls...

ULTRACONSERVATIVE AYATOLLAH RAISES ALARM OVER ‘DANGER’ TO HIJAB

Source: RadioFarda Ahmad Alamolhoda, the ultraconservative Friday Prayer leader of Mashhad in northeastern Iran, says some people are trying to undermine the importance of compulsory hijab, the head to toe cover for women. Speaking during...

IRAN STILL A LEADING EXECUTIONER OF MINORS, REPORT SAYS

By RICK GLADSTONEJAN. 25, 2016 Iran is one of the leading executioners of juvenile offenders, despite its improved legal protections for children and a pledge more than two decades ago to end the death penalty for...

UNTIL VICTORY

Recently in Tehran, at a peaceful gathering of all those protesting against the Khomeiniist Regime’s rampant violation of human rights, and demanding the unconditional release of all political prisoners in Iran, a lady bravely...

120 YEARS OF STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN DIGNITY

  Society for the Freedom of Women and Secret Society of Women were the first to be formed in 1907 followed by many others. They all played an active part in politics by staging...