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Hoda amid

Hoda Amid

WHRD, Lawyer

Hoda Amid is a lawyer and women’s rights defender, who had also played a prominent role in educating Iranian women of their rights. As a human rights defender she has been involved in organising and running educational workshops on "terms of marriage" to educate women on their marital and legal rights in Iran.

Human rights defenders and journalists are arrested, detained and prosecuted in unfair trials. HRDs continue to receive death threats and are subjected to harassment, arbitrary arrest and detention. They are refused bail or receive extreme bail conditions. HRDs are additionally subjected to systematic surveillance and their family members are targeted. Journalists have been subjected to flogging for criticising the government.