Iran has sentenced over 21 activists, workers and journalists to flogging and jail

Iran Sentences Over 21 Activists to Flogging in August Alone

Armin Baldwin 04 September 2019

By Armin Baldwin

Iran has sentenced over 21 activists, workers and journalists to flogging and jail sentences in August, merely for taking part in protests, as part of the Regime’s ongoing attempt to crush dissent. Here, we will tell you their names and their brief story.

Iranian woman set herself in fire

Another Self-Immolation in Front of Tehran’s Judiciary

Armin Baldwin 03 September 2019

By Armin Baldwin

On Monday, an Iranian woman set herself in fire in front of one of the sections of Tehran's judiciary. The victim had gone to court to pursue her case regarding “hijab” and this was done after her case was not considered, said an official of Tehran judiciary, according to Hrana News Agency. She was hospitalized after the incident and is currently under medical care.

New plan to suppress women in Iran

New Plan to Suppress Women in Iran

Azita Carlson 30 August 2019

By Azita Carlson

The Iranian Regime will launch a new plan this weekend to increase the suppression of women for improper veiling.

The plan, called Nazer (Observer) 2, which was announced by Ayyoub Soleimani, the acting commander of Police, will put maximum pressure on women by placing police in public places, major stores, and beaches, to give warnings to women who are considered improperly veiled according to the regime’s sexist laws.

Sexist marriage laws in Iran in spotlight after one death and one severe injury in a week

Sexist Marriage Laws in Iran in Spotlight After One Death and One Severe Injury in a Week

Atousa Pilger 29 August 2019

by Atousa Pilger

The death from suicide of a mother of four and the attempted self-immolation of a teenage girl in just one week have increased attention on the misogynist marriage laws in Iran.

Ziba, 16, set herself on fire in order to avoid a forced marriage to a much older man at the wishes of her family. A report by the state-run Khorasan daily newspaper on August 26 said that the girl, whose last name is not mentioned, was being forced into this marriage by her stepmother.

Iranian girl named Ziba set herself on fire to avoid marriage

16-Year-Old Iranian Girl Immolates Herself Because of Force Marriage

Navid Felker 27 August 2019

by Navid  Felker

According to state-run Khorasan newspaper, a young Iranian girl named Ziba set herself on fire to avoid marriage with the elderly cousin of her stepmother. Most part of her body and face is burned.

Earlier, Ali Kazemi, adviser to legal assistant of the Iranian regime's judiciary revealed that 500-600 children are facing forced marriage every year.

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