Removal of 10th Feminist-Themed Movies From Iran Fajr Film Festival

NCRI - According to Tasnim news agency, Iran regime’s minister of culture and guidance on January 19 in a meeting with Makarem Shirazi, a state mullah, referring to the purging of the so-called Fajr film festival, announced elimination of 10 feminist-themed movies.

Two Young Women Arrested in Iran for Riding Motorcycle

NCRI - The Iranian regime has arrested two young women for the ‘crime’ of riding a motorbike in Dezful, southern Iran, the state-run IRNA news agency reported on January 12.

“In absence of State Security Forces, two ‘norm breaking girls’ exploited the opportunity in Boostan Jangali (a natural park) and committed an action against revolutionary norms and values by riding a motorcycle,” stated Colonel Ali Elhami, the commander of Dezful’s State Security Forces on Wednesday, January 11.

Iran: Maryam Akbari Monfared Deprived Medical Treatment in Evin Prison Women's Ward

NCRI - Iranian political prisoner, Maryam Akbari Monfared, incarcerate in Evin prison women’s ward in Tehran, is deprived of medical treatment and dispatch to hospital despite her illness and urgent medical needs as complications of her illness is progressing.

According to reports, Ms. Maryam Akbari is experiencing intense pain in the knee joints and feet as she is denied medical treatment and Evin prison officials despite awareness about her pain and physical condition, refuse to send her to hospital or medical centers for treatment.

47.3 Percent Unemployment Rate Among Young Women in 15 Provinces

NCRI - According to IRNA state news agency, the results of a workforce survey provided by regime’s bureau of statistics in summer of 2016 shows that unemployment rate among young women in 15 provinces is 47.3 percent.

Theses provinces are: Ardebil, Isfahan, Alborz, Ilam, Tehran, Chaharmahal & Bakhtiari, Khuzestan, Fars, Kordestan, Kermanshah, Kerman, Golestan, Gilan, Mazandaran and Yazd.

Iran: More Than One Thousand Girls and Boys 9 to 19 Years Old Registered Married

NCRI - The head of the Civil and Personal Status Registration Authority of Isfahan – Central Iran stated that more than 500 children and nearly 500 teenage boys got married this year. 55 of the brides aged also less than 10 years old.

Iran: Girls to Marry at 13 in Hot Climate Regions

NCRI - Secretary of the Iranian regime’s so-called ‘Assembly of Islamic Revolution’s Educated Women’ claimed that “in hot climate regions, some (girls) may be well prepared to marry at 13 or even lower, and they may fall into corruption unless they get married.”

Iran Regime Approved Saudi Embassy Attack, Mastermind Claims in Leaked Audio - Al-Arabiya

The mastermind of the Saudi embassy attack in Iran, which took place in January this year, has confessed that the attack was carried out after the Iranian government and leaders gave him a green light, reported on Sunday.

The report said: "The confession was revealed in an audio recording which was leaked recently. It also explains why authorities in Iran have delayed the trial of those who carried out the attack and why charges were dropped during kangaroo courts."

Iran: 43 Thousand Cases of Child Marriage

NCRI - On Sunday December 11th, 2016, the state-run newspaper, Shargh admitted to the disaster of child marriage in the country. The text was entitled "Children do not get married; they are traded instead." The issue was discussed in a formal seminar on the topic of child marriage.

Iran Regime Agents Prevent a 7-Year-Old Girl From Entering Football Stadium

NCRI - During a football match between two Iranian premier league teams, Esteghlal (of Tehran) and Tractor Sazi (of Tabriz), on Friday December 9, the Iranian regime’s security agents prevented entry of a 7-year-old girl to Azadi Stadium where the match was held. The girl and her father came to Tehran from Shabestar, a city in East Azerbaijan Province, in order to watch the game closely.

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