Category Archives: Women’s struggles

Atena Daemi’s new trumped-up charges and trial

The trial of Atena Daemi, a civil rights activist jailed in Evin Prison, was held on June 28th. Continue reading

Neda Naji released

After 303 days in detention, Neda Naji has been released temporarily. She was arrested at a peaceful May Day rally outside the Iranian regime’s parliament on May 1st 2019.
See also: Neda Naji: 300 days in prison!

Neda Naji: 300 days in prison!

Neda Naji

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Neda Naji: still in jail 190 days after May Day!

Neda Naji as Valentina

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Haft Tappeh workers and activists sentenced to 110 years in prison!

The Iranian regime so-called judiciary has recently passed many long custodial sentences on labour activists. Some have also been sentenced to flogging! Continue reading

Marzieh Amiri’s sham trial

Marzieh Amiri, one of the detainees of Labour Day 2019, is a correspondent for Shargh newspaper and a student of social sciences at the University of Tehran. On August 13th she was tried at Branch 28 of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran.

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Sepideh Gholian’s defence lawyer threatened with arrest

Sepideh Gholian’s trial began on August 3rd 2019. The following is a statement by the Haft Tappeh Sugar Cane Workers’ Union, issued on August 10th.

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Anisha Asadollahi released from Evin jail

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Sepideh Gholian is now on hunger strike!

Sepideh Gholian went on hunger strike on the morning of Saturday 3rd August 2019. She will be on hunger strike until her trial on July 27th. She is protesting against the way the Iranian regime’s authorities have treated her and her parents, as well as the several prison transfers. She is now in Gharchak prison, about 800km from home. Continue reading

Sepideh Gholian transferred to Gharchak jail

On Monday June 3rd Sepideh Gholian was transferred from Evin prison to Gharchak jail in Varamin. Continue reading