Fereshteh Halimi, the wife of human rights lawyer Mohammad Mostafaei, was released on August 7th. Her brother and father, both of whom had been arrested, had been released by August 3rd. They were arrested to pressure Mohammad Mostafaei to turn himself in; he has now left Iran for Norway.
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Suspend US Arms to Israel
Israeli forces have displayed a callous disregard for human life by killing dozens of Palestinian civilians in the occupied West Bank over the past three years. More than 8,000 have been wounded by other means, including 1,500 children.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.