An Iranian gender nonconforming human rights defender Zahra Sedighi-Hamadani, known as Sareh, has been arbitrarily detained in Urumieh, West Azerbaijan province, since October 27, 2021 due to her real or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity as well as her social media posts and statements in defense of LGBTI rights. Authorities have ill-treated her and threatened to convict her of “spreading corruption on earth”, which carries the death penalty.TAKE ACTION:
- Please take action as-soon-as possible. This Urgent Action expires on March 22, 2022.
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