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Sunday, March 04, 2007

Women Activists Arrested in Iran

According to Gooya news and the Associated Press, women Activists that were standing in solidarity with fellow collegues that were standing trial for organizing an "unauthorized" demonstration in June 2006, were arrested. According to AP the following women were standing trial:

Nushin Ahmadi Khorasani,
Parvin Ardalan,
Shahla Entesari,
Susan Tahmasebi
Fariba Davudi Mohajer

I don't know if the source is correct, but according to Advar news the following women were arrested:

Asieh Amini, Gila Bani-Yaghoub, Mahboobeh Abbas-gholizadeh, Mahboobeh Hosseinzadeh,
Sara Loghmani, Zara Omjediyan, Maryam Hosseinkhah, Jelveh Javaheri, Nilofar Golkar, Parastoo Dokoohaki, Zeynab Peghambarzadeh, Maryam Mirza, Saghar Laghai, Khadejjeh Moghaddam, Saghi Laghai, Nahid Keshavarz, Mahnaz Mohammadi, Nasrin Afzali, Talaat Taghinia, Fakhri Shadfar, Maryam Shadfar, Elnaz Ansari, Fatemeh Gavaheri, Azadeh Farghani, Somayyeh Farid, Minoo Martazi, Sara Imanian, Nahid Jaafari, Soosan Tahmasebi, Parvin Ardalan, Nooshin Ahmadi Khorasani, Shahla Entesari, Shadi Sadr, Marzieh Matazi Landgroodi and Fatemeh Govarai.

Gooya news states that the security police slammed Nahid Jaafari's head into the bus and as a result smashed her teeth.

http://1384.g00ya.com/politics/archives/2007/03/057825.php

To sign a petition demanding their release please go to the following link:
http://www.meydaan.com/English/petition.aspx?cid=52&pid=11

For photos of these brave women's rights activists go to the link below:
http://www.khosoof.com/archive/355.php

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