October 2011: Resources used in the compilation of the Safe World Report - Iran: Execution of Women and Children.
Aug 2011: Two years after millions took to the streets to protest the elections, the head of the Iranian judiciary announced that 'only one person was killed by government forces'...
Delara Darabi was sentenced to death by hanging when she was only 16 years old. She was convicted of murdering her father's female cousin in 2003. Although Delara initially claimed that she had committed the crime, she subsequently recanted.
Prior to her death a film, Prisoner of Colors, was made about her.
Aug 2011: According to Reza Khandan, Nasrin Sotoudeh's husband, he and his family were detained for a several hours, when they arrived to visit Sotoudeh at Evin prison.
July 2011: Five hundred Iranian Womens Rights activists call on medical and social work professionals to treat victims of rape with sympathy and to support them in their attempt to return to their normal lives.
"I think society and governments in particular will use whatever they can to perpetuate misogyny, to perpetuate sexism, and they’ve done so. If they didn’t have religion, they would have used – and they have used – political systems..."