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.

Forced confessions made under torture by political activist Safi Sadeghi while under interrogation in the detention centers of the Intelligence Department of Orumiyeh and the Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) counter-intelligence were used against her in her conviction.

Evin Prison's infirmary refused to send Atena Daemi on the night of May 15, 2017, for treatment to hospital despite the fact that she is vomiting blood due to hunger strike.

Judiciary officials continue to detain civil rights activist Massoumeh Zia despite having received 200 million toumans from her family in March as bail to release her.

Mahnaz Jan Nessar and Maral Rasti have been transferred to the Central Prison of Bandar Abbas on May 15, 2017.

The two Baha’i women had been arrested and were under interrogation over the past few days.

Civil rights activist Atena Daemi who was being sick as a result of hunger strike was taken to Tehran's Taleghani Hospital at midnight of Saturday, May 13, but was returned to Evin Prison despite poor health.

A number of activist women of trade unions gathered Sunday May 14, at the residence of Ismael Abdi, the jailed secretary general of the Teachers Union, and announced their solidarity with the prisoner.

A 64-year-old woman was hospitalized after she was badly battered by her husband.

Doctors at the hospital are concerned about the condition of her eyes.

Mrs. Sholeh Pakravan, human rights and anti-death penalty activist, published an audio file on the eve of the regime's sham election, announcing that she would not vote for the murderers of her daughter, Reyhaneh Jabbari.

In a daring measure, Ms. Houri Farajzadeh participated in an election campaign where she held up a placard demanding freedom of political prisoners and prisoners of conscience.

In a shocking move by the Iranian Judiciary, a young woman convicted of having illicit relations with a man was sentenced to 74 lashes and two years of washing the dead in a mortuary.