In a speech prior to Friday prayers in Qom, Iran on July 24, 2020, Iranian Shi’ite cleric Sayed Abbas Mousavi Motlagh, a seminary lecturer and expert on religious affairs, said that the coronavirus was secular and was released with the aim of harming believers and leading religious societies towards secularism.
The “Headquarters for Promoting Virtue and Prohibiting Vice” in Iran’s Khorasan Razavi Province has enforced a ban on women riding bicycles in public places.
Iranian women and girls are being systematically trafficked to other countries by criminal gangs with state officials providing immunity or outright taking part.
The Women’s Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) has published a study into the suppression of Iranian women, entitled “A network of 27 state agencies suppresses Iranian women by enforcing the mandatory Hijab”, and its findings are incredible.
Tell me again about how women are respected, even revered, and their rights protected under Sharia. This man feels free to treat these girls with hatred and contempt because he is an agent of a regime that is based on Islamic law
Sepidar Prison, in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz, is one of the dreaded prisons of the Iranian regime, which is facing dire conditions
People imprisoned on the Women’s Ward of Sepidar Prison in Iran are facing a disastrous health situation as a coronavirus (Covid-19) sweeps through the jails there.
A revolutionary court in Iran’s capital Tehran has sentenced the brother of an exiled anti-compulsory hijab activist to eight years in jail.
The brutal oppression of women was one of the key policies of Iran’s regime to usurp the rights of the Iranian people after the 1979 revolution, which saw the mullahs rise to power.
A child bride in Iran has died from suicide after suffering from “postpartum depression” following her second pregnancy. The girl from Mashhad, identified by her mother as “Banafsheh”, was married off at just 11-years-old and died at age 18.
The human rights environment for women in Iran continues to be characterized by inequality and exclusion. Iran is one of just six UN member states that have not signed the Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women