IRAN: Kurdish rights defender Ms. Zainab Bayazidi released from prison

IRAN: Kurdish rights defender Ms. Zainab Bayazidi released from prison

WNN Breaking (WNN) Tehran, IRAN: The International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran and Campaign for Equality announced today after receiving reliable news that Kurdish political prisoner Ms. Zainab Bayazidi was released from a detention center in the Azerbaijan Province in Maragheh on Tuesday November 20 after spending 1,622 days there. Ms Bayazidi is a member […]

Iran officials continue intimidation of detained rights attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh

Iran officials continue intimidation of detained rights attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh

WNN Justice (WNN/ICHRI) Tehran, IRAN: Reza Khandan, the husband of prominent Iranian human rights lawyer and prisoner of conscience Nasrin Sotoudeh, told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran that she is currently spending 20 days in solitary confinement, expected to end Wednesday. The human rights lawyer is being held in Ward 209 of […]

COLOMBIA: Mothers in prison share jail with their babies

COLOMBIA: Mothers in prison share jail with their babies

Anastasia Moloney – WNN MDG Stories (WNN) Bogota, COLOMBIA: Sprightly toddlers run about on a grassy field, outside what seems like a normal nursery with colourful walls and swings and slides in the playground. But the guards sporting blue camouflage gear and the barbed wire fence give the game away. The nursery is inside the confines of […]