I said, "You call a peaceful gathering radical? In your opinion, I'm a radical because I came out to cover a peaceful rotest as a journalist?! Of course, even if I was not a journalist and I participated as an ordinary citizen, I still wouldn't be a radical. Is it right to take to the streets, demonstrate, and threaten the country from within when the country is facing external threats?
But why do you think a peaceful demonstration, with purely civic demands, endangers the country's security? These demands have been made for more than a hundred years, and they are not related to a a particular political system. Does the fact that women are demanding legal equality endanger national security?!
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The child was released after six weeks. On January 13, , she was temporarily released on bail. She has two children who currently live with their ailing grandmothers. Mosana, who suffers from ulcerative colitis and severe nervous migraines, has never been granted furlough. Narges Mohammadi is serving a year sentence, compounded by a six-year sentence on a previous case. Narges was first arrested in and then released on bail after a week.
For that case, she received a one-year sentence.
In , she was convicted of gathering and collusion against national security and propaganda against the regime, which carried a sentence of 11 years in prison. The sentence was later reduced to six years in appeals court. She started serving her sentence in , which began with one month in solitary confinement and four months in exile in Zanjan. She was released due to health conditions before being re-arrested in to resume her sentence. At that point, authorities opened up a new case file against her, convicting her anew of gathering and collusion, and of propaganda against the regime, with the additional charge of establishing LEGAM, a campaign to abolish the death penalty.
Collectively her charges earned her 16 years in prison, but by Article of Islamic Penal Code, she should only serve 10 [i. She suffers from pulmonary embolism and was granted a three-day furlough on September 29th. Born in , Reyhaneh Haj Ebrahim Dabagh is serving a year exile imprisonment sentence, ruled by Judge Salavati in Branch 15 of the Revolutionary Court on charges of enmity against god through support of the MEK, gathering and colluding, and propaganda against the regime.
Ebrahim Dabagh has been in prison since early She suffers from ulcerative colitis and has served exile time in Qarchak and Rajai Shahr prisons. They are both said to have been sentenced to capital punishment. After seven years in prison, Ebrahim Dabagh went on furlough for the first time in December , and was briefly freed on bail.
In the raid, her religious books, personal writings, and electronic devices were confiscated. Rafizade and Kooshkbaghi have a year-old son name Bashir who in absence of his parents has been trusted to the care of another family. Zaghari-Ratcliffe is serving a five-year suspended sentence on charges of gathering and collusion against national security.
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Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested at the airport while visiting Iran on holiday in On August 23rd, she was granted a three-day furlough after two and a half years in prison. She has a four-year-old daughter. Irayi was sentenced to six years in prison, which was reduced to 2. She was convicted of insulting the sacred and gathering and collusion against the regime. On September 6, , Golrokh was arrested along with her husband, Arash Sadeghi.
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She was released on a bail of million rials. Judge Salavati sentenced her to six year in prison while she was undergoing surgery in the hospital. Her husband Arash Sadeghi was also arrested and sentenced to 19 years in prison. Arash and Golrokh have been forbidden from seeing each other for the past 8 months.
She currently awaits trial. Sotoudeh was first arrested September and sentenced to 11 year in prison, a year ban from the bar association, and year travel ban.
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Appeals court reduced these sentences to six years in prison and a year ban from the bar. Because of her sit-in, her attorney privileges were reinstated. On June 13th of this year she was arrested in her home and taken to Evin prison. Two of her children, Mehrave and Nima, are currently in the care of family friends. On May 24, , Negin was arrested by security forces and released on a bail of million rials. Malakshah and her ex-husband, Amir-Mehdi Tabasi were arrested in by the Intelligence Ministry agents.
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Both were detained and later released on bail on espionage charges after travelling to the Israeli embassy in Turkey and applying for residency in Israel. Both Malakshah and Tabasi were sentenced to 10 years, a sentence which was confirmed in appeals court in Tabasi is detained in a different ward of same prison.
Of Iranian origin, Mashallah is a citizen of Bahrain. Her Bahraini husband has only been able to meet with her once since her arrest. She a mother to three children. She awaits trial on charges of espionage.