NCRI Women’s Committee Monthly Report – December 2014
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The repressive laws imposed by the religious dictatorship ruling Iran were challenged even more by the Iranian people, particularly women in the month of December. As we are closing 2014 and getting ready for 2015, the Iranian regime has proven to that it is not willing to abide by international humanitarian standards, hence stepping-up its violations of human rights, women are the first victims. The criminals ruling Iran have been using various methods to restrict Iranian women, forcing them to remain in their homes. A bill supporting agents of the “Headquarters to Promote Virtue and Prohibit Vice” was completed this month and Revolutionary Guards and paramilitary Basij forces were directly missioned to carry out duties of terrifying and warning people. The number of women executed has also significantly increased, this is while the Iranian regime has been condemned for the 61st time by the United Nations for its gross violations of human rights. Also, prison conditions for women have worsened and after two months following the horrific acid attacks and stabbings of women, no one has been found guilty yet, the case has been silenced by authorities while the victims have still not received any support.
Systematic violations of the right to life
Executions, arbitrary killings, deaths in custody, and death sentences
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