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 - 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.

NCRI - December 13, 2012 - Until this regime is in power, repression and discrimination against women shall only increase; the sole solution for equality and vindication of people’s rights, especially that of Iranian women, is the toppling of this regime in its entirety.


In a misogynic and fundamentalist act mullahs’ parliament passed legislation according to which “issuance of passport for single women is only permitted through acquiescence of her guardian or through a decree from a Shariat judge”.

The inhuman mullahs’ regime hanged four prisoners in Kermanshah on Monday December 3. Three of them including a woman were executed in Kermanshah’s central prison and one was hanged in public (Mehr News Agency – December 3)

November 26, 2012 - Iranian women’s struggle against violence runs through the struggle against the misogynous, reactionary and anti-humane clerical regime
In the current decisive circumstances, the rise of women to their duty in overthrowing the misogynist clerical regime is a historic necessity.

NCRI -September 28, 2011 -  On Saturday 24 September, following the repressive forces raid in Mashhad suburb of Hashmieh, a young girl trying to evade the raid fell to her death from the sixth floor balcony.

Head of the so-called public “Security” police, special operations teams  of the Razavi Khorasan Province,  Colonel - Nasser Hajjarian  acknowledged that this shocking episode happened while his team's raid on a flat in which an “Evil “celebration was in progress.