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.

Statements

NCRI - August 09, 2013 - The Iranian mullahs are installing closed-circuit cameras in girls' schools across the country in the latest in a wave of suppressive measures against women in the regime.

The move comes after plans by the Science Ministry to begin the same-sex segregation of universities across the country.

NCRI - June 30, 2013 - The Iranian regime has warned that more draconian security measures will come into force - including a crackdown on the rights of women - amid fears among the ruling elite of further public uprisings.

Ibrahim Raeisi - the first deputy of the regime's judicial system - said anyone causing social disorder would be 'dealt with seriously'.

NCRI - June 18, 2013 - The misogynist clerical regime in Iran has deprived the Iranian women and girls from attending Wednesday's gathering in Tehran's Azadi (Freedom) stadium to celebrate Iranian national football team's qualifying to enter 2014 World Cup matches.

NCRI - May 24, 2013 - A woman prisoner was lashed 100 times until she bled before being hanged in the latest brutal execution in Iran.
Giti Marami, 34 - the mother of one daughter - was whipped then put to death at Varamin Gharechak prison on Wednesday, May 21.
He husband is also on death row after spending 13 years in prison, according to reports.

NCRI - May 10, 2013 - Nearly 1,000 women residing in Camp Liberty in their letter to international relevant authorities and organizations, while pointing out a number of repressive measures and psychological torture of residents by Iraqi forces carried out upon agreement or before the eyes of Martin Kobler’s representatives, called for opening the doors of Liberty to impartial international observers and prevention of another massacre.

NCRI - April 29, 2013 - The Iranian regime's henchmen continue to set up gallows in cities across the country.
On April 28, two inmates were hanged in Khorein prison in city of Varamin. Khorein is a death camp similar to infamous Kahrizak.
On the same day, 28-year-old prisoner Hamid Khoshnam was hanged in Zahedan.

NCRI - April 24, 2013 - The Iranian regime has intensified its pressure on imprisoned female supporters of the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) and also on the relatives of Ashraf and Camp Liberty residents.

Prison torturers deny patients medical care, leaving a number of them in critical conditions.

NCRI - Ms. Sarvnaz Chitsaz, Chair of the Women’s Committee of the Iranian Resistance, lauded female students’ perseverance against the clerical regime’s suppressive restrictions and regulations and called on all human rights and women’s rights organizations to condemn the misogynist policies of the regime and support the uprising of Iranian women and girls.

NCRI - February 9, 2013 - At 05:45 this morning, local time, camp Liberty was attacked with missiles and mortars. Until now 6 residents including a woman were martyred and more than 50 people injured. The injured are at critical condition and the number of martyrs may rise. One of the 6 residents died two hours after the attack due to delay in transfer to hospital. The names of martyrs are: Pouran Najafi, Yahya Nazari, Akbar Azizi, Mostafa Khosravi, Mehdi Abed and Hadi Shafiei.

NCRI - January 12, 2013 - The Women’s Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran strongly condemns the brutal assassination of three female Kurdish warriors in Paris and expresses its condolences to their families, friends and comrades.