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February 2017

Women’s rights activist arrested in Iran

Farzaneh Jalali, a civil and women's rights activist, has been held in Kermanshah Intelligence Ministry detention, west of Iran, since February 23rd for “measures threatening national security.”  The mullahs’ judiciary has refused to accept…

Iran: female civil activist arrested

Mehrnaz Haghighi, a physician and a civil activist from Ahvaz, southwest of Iran, was arrested on February 19th and transferred to an unknown location. “Security forces posed as patients and asked to enter her house. They then arrested…