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.

Four women were shot dead Friday morning, January 12, 2018, in Aramestan-e Ferdows in the capital of the western Iranian province of Kermanshah.

The four women were shot by the passengers of a passing vehicle.

Mohammad Reza Amouii, social deputy for the State Security Force Commander of Kermanshah Province, confirmed the news and said they were following up to arrest the assailants, but did not provide any further detail about this crime. (The state-run ROKNA news agency – January 12, 2018)

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