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قضية مفتوحة
19 نوفَمْبِر / تشرين الثاني 2020

On 13 November 2020, Yasaman Aryani, the women’s rights defender and campaigner against the compulsory hijab, was transferred to a cell in Kachuei prison in Karaj, after she tested positive for COVID-19.

On 21 October 2020, Yasaman Aryani and her mother, Monireh Arabshahi were told to prepare themselves for a visit from their lawyer. However, when they made all the necessary arrangements, prison authorities transferred them from Evin Prison to Kachuei Prison in Alborz province.

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قضية مفتوحة
19 نوفَمْبِر / تشرين الثاني 2020

On 18 November 2020 Monireh Arabshahi, a women’s rights defender and campaigner against the compulsory hijab, who is currently serving a five and a half year sentence in Kachuei Prison in Karaj, was denied her visitation rights after she refused to wear a chador (a large piece of cloth that is wrapped around the head and upper body, leaving only the face exposed).

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فرونت لاين ديفندرز تدعم المدافعين عن حقوق الإنسان في أي مكان في العالم.  في كل بلد، يتعرض المدافعون عن حقوق الإنسان لأشكال مختلفة من العنف والقمع والمضايقة والتحجيم والتقييد، ولكنهم يصمدون دفاعاً عن حقوق مجتمعاتهم.

تحرّكوا
3 فِبرايِر / شباط 2017

Iranian authorities are refusing to release human rights defender, Shahnaz Akmali, after  informing her on 27 January 2017 that she could be released on bail of USD 25,000. Her family members arrived to pay her bail on 29 January 2017 but they were told that there was no judicial order for her release and that she will be kept in prison. The human rights defender was arrested on 25 January 2017 and is currently being held in Ward 209 of Evin prison – a solitary confinement ward run by Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence.