Search Results for Tag: Iran
I did it for my daughter, says woman arrested for headscarf protest in Iran
Azam Jangravi’s heart was pounding when she climbed atop an electricity transformer box on Tehran’s busy Revolution Street a year ago. She raised her headscarf in the air and waved it above her head.
Date15.02.2019 | 13:41
TagsAzam Jangravi, compulsory hijab, headscarf, Hijab, Iran, islam, Islamic Revolution, Tehran, women's rigts
Forty years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini founded the Islamic Republic of Iran. There is little excitement left from those times; even pro-reform forces are exhausted, except for the women among them.
Date11.02.2019 | 12:11
TagsFreedom of Speech Award, Hezbollah, Iran, Iraq, Islamis Revolution, Mohammed Khatami, Nezam, Nobel Peace Prize, Shah Reza Pehlavi, Shirin Ebadi, Tehran, women's rights
Antoin Sevruguin, the father of Iranian society photography, captured portraits of Iranian women in the early 20th century, from well-known ladies at the court to women from various tribes around the country.
Date07.02.2019 | 15:32
TagsAntoin Sevruguin, Iran, islam, korsi, Kurdish, Naser ad-Din Shah, Persian, photography, Qajari, Shia, women's rights
Date25.01.2019 | 15:02
TagsCenter for Human Rights in Iran, CHRI, Farhad Meysami, Hijab, Iran, Nasrin Sotoudeh, Reza Khandan, women's rights
The band gathers in a small carpentry shop on the outskirts of Iran’s capital, with sawdust still in the air but the buzzing of the jigsaws now exchanged for the soft feedback of an amplifier.
Date04.12.2018 | 14:57
TagsAfghan, Afghanistan, Arikayn, burqa, Iran, Osama bin Laden, refugees, taliban, UNESCO, women's rights
“I see no other option but to start a hunger strike from August 23. It is the only way I can express my protest against the continued pressure on my family and friends,” wrote jailed Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh in a note posted on her husband’s Facebook page.
Date28.08.2018 | 14:51
TagsBarbara Lochbihler, Evin prison, Farhad Meisami, Hassan Rouhani, Human rights, hunger strike, Iran, Nasrin Sotoudeh, Shirin Ebadi, women's rights
Sadaf Foroughiʹs debut feature film, AVA, examines the complexities of the relationship between a mother and a teenage daughter living in present day Tehran. The movie is both a fascinating character study and an examination of the damage caused by the rules governing women’s behaviour in Iranian society.
Date12.07.2018 | 8:49