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June 16, 2015

An Iraqi woman, Basima Al-Jibouri, imprisoned in Iran since 2011, is critically ill: she has been on hunger strike since 8 April. She has served four years of a five-year sentence for “espionage”,...

June 11, 2015

Women’s rights defender Mahdieh Golrou was released from Tehran’s Evin Prison after three months detained for peaceful demonstrations. She was a prisoner of conscience.

June 10, 2015

Atena Farghadani, a 28-year-old artist, has been sentenced to twelve years and nine months in prison for drawing a cartoon depicting members of Iran's parliament with animal heads.

June 4, 2015

Anti-death penalty activist Atena Daemi has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for her peaceful activism. She has been held in Tehran’s Evin Prison since October 2014, when she was arrested. She...