Women
Friday June 23, 2017

Iran: Women banned from cycling in public

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Harriet Sinclair has written an article in the International Business Times about the recent news that a group of women in Iran have been arrested “for the crime of riding a bike in a public place”. She also said that the women have been forced to sign a pledge in which they promise not to cycle in public again.

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Leading Cleric says “Immorality among Iranian women has caused a river to dry up”.

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A misogynistic Iranian cleric has announced that immoral behaviour in women is destroying the environment.

This immodest behaviour, including ‘improper veiling’ has reportedly caused a major Iranian river to dry up.

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Woman sentenced to stoning, lashing and prison in Iran

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 A woman has been sentenced to stoning, lashing, and 25 years imprisonment in northern Iran, local state media reported, in the run-up to International Human Rights Day.

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Political prisoner Maryam Akbari-Monfared denied medical treatment

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There has been a continuing deterioration in the treatment of political prisoners in Iran since the time that Hassan Rouhani became president of the mullahs’ regime. This includes denying political prisoners the right to proper medical treatment when needed.

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Women’s deplorable condition in Iran under mullahs’ rule

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Soheila Jelodarzadeh, head of an organ involved in assisting women-supported-families, said: Presently, one million of these women are covered by Emdad Committee and another 200,000 are supported by various aid institutions, but another million of these women are unknown and may suffer social harms.

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