Gender-based Detainment

Iran's prisoners of conscience – an interactive guide

As Iran gears up for a presidential election in June, the conditions in which prisoners of conscience are held in some of the country's most notorious prisons have worsened. Below are some of the activists, students, journalists, women's rights campaigners, lawyers, artists, former politicians and members of Iran's religious and ethnic minorities who have been jailed or convicted in recent years. Information comes from a variety of sources and is the most recent we have access to.

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Tue, 05/21/2013
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Gender Inequality and Discrimination: The Case of Iranian Women

“Gender Inequality and Discrimination: The Case of Iranian Women” ia a 60+ page legal commentary from Iranian lawyer Mohammad Hossein Nayyeri. This report was released by The Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (IHRDC) on the occasion of International Women's Day.

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Fri, 03/08/2013
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زنان ایران و آنچه حق آن‌هاست!

ایران و سودان، تنها کشور های اسلامی هستند که تا کنون به کنوانسیون رفع تبعیض علیه زنان نپیوسته‌اند. این مستند تاثیر چنین رفتاری را بر زندگی روزمره زنان در ایران شرح می دهد.

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Fri, 03/08/2013
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Iranian women and their rights

Iran and Sudan are the only Islamic countries, which have not yet ratified the The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). This presentation explains the impact of their reluctance to sign on the lives of ordinary Iranian women.

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Fri, 03/08/2013
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8th of March

Cartoon: Kianoush Ramezani

On International Women's Day, and everyday, more than 37 million Iranian women are denied their rights. Learn more at Nabz-Iran.

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Fri, 03/08/2013
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جنایت و مصونیت؛ شکنجه جنسی زنان در زندانهای جمهوری اسلامی

همزمان با روز جهانی حقوق بشر، رونمایی کتاب “جنایت و مصونیت؛ شکنجه جنسی زنان در زندانهای جمهوری اسلامی” را به زبان انگلیسی، اعلام کنیم. این کتاب، گزارشی است از نتایج تحقیقی دو ساله بر روی موارد شکنجه و آزارجنسی و تجاوز علیه زندانیان سیاسی زن در جمهوری اسلامی در دهه 60 که برای نخستین بار در دسترس جامعه جهانی قرار می گیرد. در این کتاب، توصیه هایی به سازمان ها و سایرنهادهای حقوق بشری بین المللی در مورد لزوم انجام یک تحقیق مستقل درباره شکنجه جنسی در زندانهای ایران، به خصوص در مورد تجاوز به دختران باکره قبل از اعدام، شده است.

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Mon, 12/10/2012
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Crimes & Impunity: A pioneering report on sexual torture in Iranian Prisons

The first of three reports, Crimes & Impunity is based on historical, empirical and anecdotal facts regarding crimes committed by Iranian prison authorities during the first decade after the establishment of the Islamic Republic in Iran.

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Mon, 12/10/2012
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