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Zohreh Dadres


Zohreh Dadres is a woman human rights defender and a champion for student rights, possessing a degree in political science. She is known in the city of Rasht for her dedication to social activism, notably her advocacy for the rights of disadvantaged children.

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.