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Iran: women’s rights activists subjected to virginity tests in prison

Female student activists continue to face time in prison for participating in peaceful protests in Iran. However now their unjust treatment is compounded with the introduction of  “virginity tests”. Saha Mortezaei has had her six year sentence upheld for “assembly and collusion against national security”. She is one of many young female students being reprimanded for engaging in political activism against the Iranian regime. … Read more →

UN urges 57 countries to repatriate their nationals in Syria immediately

“An unknown number” of foreign nationals have died whilst in squalid camps in northeast Syria, UN experts said on 7 February. They expressed grave concerns at the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation at Al-Hol and Roj camps, urging 57 countries whose nationals are held in the camps to repatriate them immediately. … Read more →

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