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Political Prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared Pressured by Iranian Regime’s Ministry of Intelligence

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INU - On Thursday, September 29, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) reported on the situation of Iranian political prisoner Maryam Akbari Monfared.

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Iranian political prisoner exposes the medieval tortures in Khamenei’s prisons

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INU - A heart- breaking letter from an Iranian political prisoner exposes the medieval tortures in Khamenei’s prisons.

Afsaneh Bayazidi, a Kurdish political prisoner, and a student from Bukan, was sentenced to four years in prison and exile in Kerman prison by Mahabad’s revolutionary court.

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Iran: Oppression of Students via Conduct Codes and Clothing Regulations Continues

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On September 18, state news agency, “Daneshju”, reported that one of the forms the students at Beheshti University are obliged to fill out upon admittance, is the Student Disciplinary Pledge. Failure to comply with the Pledge will be considered a disciplinary violation, and dealt with according to the university’s disciplinary regulations.

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Iranian Government Concerned Over Violations of Women’s Dress-Code

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INU - As reported by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), on August 18, Hossein Sajedi-Nia, Commander of the State Security Forces, announced that "more than 4,400 clothes shops were shut down" just last year "for offering indecent apparel violating public morality.”

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Khamenei Issues Fatwa: Women May Not Ride Bicycles

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INU - In an article on September 13 by the National Council of Resistance of Iran, they report on the fatwa issued by Ali Khamenei, the mullahs' supreme leader, banning women's bicycling in public and in front of strangers.

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Iran: Chador Mandatory for Public Services for Women

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INU - In an August 14 article for the NCRI’s Women’s Committee photographs were displayed on numerous billboards and placards posted in cities across the country.  

In an attempt to impose the compulsory veil on women, they will not be allowed public services if they do not were the head-to-toe black veil or Chador. Iranian women must wear the Chador in order to enter certain places.

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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