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Hijab in Iranian penal code

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Posted in Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues, Iranian Politics

New Feminine Threat in Iran- Beware!

Iran celebrated the 35th anniversary of its Islamic Revolution this year. Many news outlets revisited the cataclysmic event in honor of the occasion, writing about its broken promises of freedom, equality and a better life and impact on US-Iranian relations

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Posted in Human Rights

Child Bride Execution

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues

Iran’s Defense Against Anti-Hijab Activist: Faking Rape

It’s about time we followed up on Masih Alinejad, the daring Iranian journalist who bared her hair on Facebook and ignited a solidarity campaign under the slogan (and super trending hashtag) #StealthyFreedom. When we first told you about Alinejad, she

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Moving Past Modesty Policy? Don’t Hold Your Breath

As Iranian women continued to pay tribute to the woman who decided to bare all – well, her head and face, anyway – and pose without a hijab, Iran’s clerics went on demonstrating just what they were protesting. Earlier this month,

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Posted in Hassan Rouhani, Human Rights, Iranian Internal Issues

A 26-year-old Woman And The Right Side Of History

Last year, 2013, was an historic year for Iran. It signed a nuclear deal with the West heralding a thaw in diplomatic – and, Iran hopes, economic – ties between Tehran and powerful states from which it has been estranged

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Posted in Human Rights, Other News
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