Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Four women's rights activists arrested in Iran

During an attempt to gather signatures as part of a campaign targeting discriminatory laws against women, four Iranian women activists were arrested and brought to a Tehran detention center, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported today.

This marks the second time that Sara Aminian, her unnamed husband, Nahid Keshavarz, Mahbubeh Hosseinzadeh, and Soussan Tahmasebi have been arrested for speaking out for women’s rights. They had been previously detained in March for their role in nonviolent demonstrations.

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