Iran Sentences Men Who Supported Women’s Protests Against Compulsory Hijab to Six Years Prison

Reza Khandan and Farhad Meysami Denied Right to a Public Trial

January 22, 2019 – Reza Khandan and Farhad Meysami have both been sentenced to six years imprisonment in Iran and banned from leaving the country or engaging in online activities for two years for peacefully protesting the country’s compulsory hijab law.

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Braving dangerous waters, Iranians seek a better life in Britain

Iranian asylum seeker Fardin Gholami poses for a photograph in Liverpool, Britain January 14, 2019. Picture taken January 14, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

JANUARY 23, 2019 – LIVERPOOL (Reuters) -Bozorgmehr Sharafedin – The traffickers told Fardin Gholami that a fishing boat would take him from France to England at midnight, but when he and five other Iranian asylum seekers got to the beach, all they found was an inflatable dinghy with nobody to sail it.

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