18/04/2012 English

19 Female Prisoners of Conscience Currently Detained

 

Name

Offense

Sentence

Arrest Date

Details

Nasrin Sotoudeh

Spreading lies against the state

11 years

9/4/10

Sotoudeh is a human rights Lawyer. Her sentence was later reduced on 09/2011 to 6 years and 10 year ban on practicing law

Cooperating with the Center of Human Rights Defenders

Acting against national security

Atefeh Nabavi Chashmi

Contact with the Mojahedin Khalgh (MEK)

3.4 years

6/15/10

Charged 12/2010

Participation in the protests of June 15th, 2009

Alieh Eghdamdoust

Participation in the June 12, 2006 protest in Hafte Tir Square

3.4 years, 20 lashes

2/1/09

Sentence later reduced to 3 years and no lashing

Mahboubeh Karami

Membership in a human rights organization

4 years

3/2/10

Charged 02/02/2011. Sentence was later reduced to 3 years

Propaganda against the State

Gathering an collusion with the intent of harming national security

Hanieh Sane Farshi/ Hanieh “Sharareh” Farshi Shotorban

Insulting what is sacred

7 years

7/18/10

Blogger

Having contacts with a foreign entity

Ladan Mostofi

Insulting what is sacred

5 years

Not Provided

Blogger

Insulting the Supreme Leader

Ashraf Alikhani

Anti-regime propaganda

3 years

Not Provided

Blogger, Started prison Sentence on 05/25/2011

Farah Vazehan

Participating in Street Protest,

Death Penalty

12/29/09

Sentence was reduced to 17 years in prison***

Being a member of (MKO)

Rayhaneh Haj-Ebrahim Dabbagh

Sending pictures and videos of the demonstrations to foreign countries

Death Penalty

no information

Sentence later reduced to 15 years***

Membership of the Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO)

Maryam Akbari Monfared

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

1/1/10

Sentence later reduced to 15 years***

Massoumeh Yavari

Muharebeh

7 years

9/18/09

Accused of MEK association

Nazila Dashti

Supporting MKO, Illegal Exit From the Border

3 years

Apr-07

Accused of MEK association

Motahareh Haghighi Bahram

Muharebeh

Death Penalty

12/27/09

Accused of MEK association; Sentence later reduced to 10 years***

Kobra Banazadeh Amirkhizi

MKO

5 years

1/16/09

Accused of MEK association

Shabnam Madadzadeh

Muharabeh/ Acting Against National Security/MKO

5 years

2/21/09

Accused of MEK association

Kefayat Malek Mohammadi

Collaboration with the MKO

5 years

12/27/09

Accused of MEK association

Mitra Zahmati

Membership of An Illegal Group

2.5 years

12/24/09

Christian converts, Released 01/04/2010

Maryam Jalali

Membership of An Illegal Group

2.5 years

12/24/09

Christian converts, Released 01/04/2010

Shahla Rahmati

Membership of An Illegal Group

2.5 years

3/9/11

Christian converts, Ahvaz church arrest, Released 12/20/2011