NCRI WOMEN'S COMMITTEE

Works extensively with Iranian women outside the country and maintains a permanent contact with women inside Iran. The Women’s Committee is actively involved with many women's rights organizations and NGO's and the Iranian diaspora. The committee is a major source of much of the information received from inside Iran with regards to women. Attending UN Human Rights Commission meetings and other international or regional conferences on women’s issues, and engaging in a relentless battle against the Iranian regime's misogyny are part of the activities of members and associates of the committee.

Tahereh Riyahi, journalist and social editor of Borna news agency, is in critical physical condition in prison.

Ms. Riyahi is suffering from frequent seizures.

She has been detained under interrogation in the Evin Prison. Her condition deteriorated under interrogations. Ms. Riyahi is charged with disseminating propaganda against the state.

 

 

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