Wednesday, November 20, 2019

IRAN: Women's Rights Defender Gets 24 Years - URGENT ACTION

Amnesty International USA, November 19, 2019.

Iranian women’s rights defender Saba Kordafshari, 21, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for her peaceful human rights work, including campaigning against Iran’s discriminatory forced veiling laws. 

If her verdict is upheld on appeal, she would be required to serve 15 years of her prison sentence. She is a prisoner of conscience who must be immediately and unconditionally released.