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.

Rahmattolah Hafezi, Chair of the Health and Environment Commission in the city council, announced on Friday, November 21, that the number of tramps in Tehran is 15000. This regime official acknowledged that the clerical regime has not provided any shelter for these wretched women.

Mrs. Homa Roshanaei (Sadegh), the heroic mother of two distinguished PMOI martyrs, whose extraordinary resistance in the face of two dictatorships in Iran inspired all the families of the PMOI martyrs, passed away on Wednesday 19th of November, 2014.

Political prisoner Motahareh Bahrami, is suffering from severe rheumatoid arthritis, which has resulted in joint pain and swelling.   This is in addition to the long term problems with her lumbar intervertebral.

Remembering Reyhaneh, seven days after becoming eternal
(Note by Shole Pakravan, Reyhaneh’s mother)

According to the judiciary’s documents, Reyhaneh was hanged at 6 am on October 25, 2014. But my brain had  frozen  before that.  I call the freezing of my brain the cutting  of the invisible umbilical cord of my past.

Khamenei’s authorities are depriving political prisoner Reyhaneh Haj Ibrahim, a relative of Camp Liberty residents, from receiving medical treatments of any sort. She is currently held in Evin Prison and is suffering from neuralgia in the back and legs.

Following years of follow-ups by a grieving family and human rights activists, the court hearings of the murderers of Behnoud Ramezani – killed in the Iranian people’s 2009 uprisings – are to be held on November 16, 2014 and will be open to the public.

Hakimeh Shokri, a supporter of political prisoners’ families, was arrested on October 22, 2012 in Tehran’s Behesht-e Zahra Cemetery for taking part in a memorial ceremony held for Amir Arshad Tajmir, a martyr of the 2009 uprisings. Shokri was sentenced to three years prison on charges of activities against national security and propaganda against the establishment.

On November 13, a group of Ghazvin’s International University students staged a rally protesting acid attacks and chanting “Acid attack is a crime; students, support (the victims)”.

In an attempt to whitewash the recent atrocious acid attacks against women in Iran, Ahmadi Moghadam, Commander of the Iranian regime’s State Security Forces stated: “The Isfahan incident was highlighted because of widespread media coverage. This is while there have been 318 cases of acid attacks this year. The criminal responsible for the acid attacks hasn’t been arrested yet.”

Mohammad Reza Naghdi, head of the mullahs’ Basij Organization welcomed the recent bill on ‘Promoting Virtue’ passed by the Iranian regime’s parliament, which appoints the Basij forces to intervene in people’s private lives in the name of guidance.