Iran: I'd Rather Die Than Give in to Oppression, Writes Female Political Prisoner

NCRI - The imprisoned human rights defender ‘Atena Daemi’ has gone on a hunger strike in Evin Prison, to protest against conviction of her two sisters Hanieh and Ensieh.

Pointing to how families of political prisoners are taken hostage, the political prisoner writes in her letter about her determination to go on with her hunger strike until her demands are met.

Iran: Jailed civil activist and her sisters charged with insulting security agents, sentenced to prison

NCRI - According to reports, jailed civil activist Atena Daemi and her two sisters Aniseh and Hanieh have been sentenced to prison and suspended prison for “insulting the officers on duty.”

According to the court ruling, head of Tehran Criminal Court ‘Judge Ali Babaee’ has said that ‘resisting arrest’ was not established, but ‘insulting the officers on duty’ was.

Iran: Female Prisoner Once Again Transferred to Solitary Confinement

NCRI - According to reports, prison officials in Kerman Central Prison have on Saturday March 25 transferred Afsaneh Bayazidi to solitary confinement, where the Kurdish girl will be held till the end of this week, namely for 15 days, according to a decision made by security officials.

An informed source from inside the prison has confirmed that Afsaneh Bayazidi has been ‘questioned and interrogated’ by Kerman Central Prison officials after writing a closed letter to Iranian regime’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei, according to a Kurdish news agency.

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All dictators are known to oppress their opponents, lie to society about their policies, and resort to any crime necessary to remain in power. Hitler believed a lie should be preposterous to make it believable.

International Women's Day: Belgian and European Parliamentarians Hold a Meeting With Iranian Women

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, a meeting, chaired by Belgian MP, Els Van Hoof, was held on Wednesday 8 March 2017 in the Belgian Parliament to discuss the plight of Iranian women under the theocratic rule of the mullahs. A delegation from the opposition National Council of Resistance of Iran was invited, headed by its Chair of the Women Committee, Sarvi Chitsaz. A dozen of parliamentarians including several members of the European parliament spoke in this meeting.

Iran: The Message of a Prominent Political Prisoner, on the Occasion of the International Women's Day

NCRI - The prominent political prisoner, Abolghasem Fouladvand in a message on the occasion of the International Women's Day stated: “we commemorate the International Women's Day while the Iran regime has always represented misogynistic conducts towards the women during the whole 38 years. They have actually disregarded women's rights through oppression and violence in my country."

The following is part of his letter:

"Khomeini initially committed the crime by forcing the veil or coining the motto of "wearing a headscarf or being an underdog". As soon as the Iran regime began to reign, the women got deprived of holding judiciary positions, working in the ministries or standing for the presidential nomination. The regime explicitly announced that the women take the low priority and they do not have human rights.

Commemorating International Women's Day on the Eve of March 8 in Stockholm, Oslo, the Hague and Gothenburg

NCRI - On the occasion of International Women's Day, an event commemorating March 8 was held in Stockholm, Sweden with MPs and dignitaries as well as members and supporters of the Iranian Resistance.

The speakers included:

Beatrice Gorenburg, from the Central Council of the Women’s Committee of the of Social Democratic Party of Sweden

Annika Hyrvanen Falk, Member of the Swedish Parliament

Iran: Political Prisoner Commemorates International Women's Day

NCRI - In his letter from Karaj Gohardasht prison, political prisoner Khaled Hardani commemorates the International Women’s Day and praises Iranian women’s resistance against the misogynist Iranian regime, saying “Iranian women’s resistance to imprisonment, lashing, torture, and execution, as a driving force and fundamental change in the face of misogynistic policies of the Mullahs’ regime, should be respected, and their courage lauded and saluted.”

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Iran: A Leading State in Women’s Oppression

All dictators are known to oppress their opponents, lie to society about their policies, and resort to any crime necessary to remain in power. Hitler believed a lie should be preposterous to make it believable.

As the world marks International Women’s Day on March 8th, Iranian regime President Hassan Rouhani has recently been making remarks about women’s rights (!) in an attempt to cloak his portion of the Iranian regime’s misogynist report card. Wrote Shahriar Kia in the ‘American Thinker’ on March 7, 2017 the article continues as follows:

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