[state] repression of dissent

Une journaliste et militante féministe iranienne, Nasrin Afzali, a été condamnée à une peine de six mois de prison et 10 coups de fouet avec sursis pour "trouble à l'ordre public".
According to a Human Rights Watch press release, people in Turkey who work on working on sexual orientation and gender identity issues, continue to be targeted.
Further details on the arrest and detention of women's rights advocate, Khadijeh Moghaddam.
La militante des droits des femmes Khadijeh Moghaddam a été arrêtée par les forces de sécurité le 8 avril alors qu’elle se trouvait chez elle, à Téhéran.
A statement from the Italian chapter of Women in Black (WiB) on the recent sentencing of Leyla Zana to 2 years in prison.
Khadijeh Moghaddam, member of the Mother's Committee of the "One Million Signatures" Campaign, was arrested yesterday.
We are delighted to announce the release of Mokarrameh Ebrahimi and her son Ali from Choobin Prison, in Takistan, Qazvin, in Iran, where she has been awaiting execution by stoning for adultery for the past ten years.
Iranian feminist and journalist Parvin Ardalan was prevented from leaving Iran on Sunday to travel to Sweden where she was to receive the 2007 Olof Palme Prize in Stockholm.
34 Arab human rights organisations issued a "total rejection" of the document that aims to impose new restrictions on the Arab Satellite channels.
Pakistan says it has lifted a ban on YouTube, after the website removed cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, adding that an earlier worldwide outage sparked by its actions was unintentional.
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