Friday, September 28, 2007

Sepideh Pouraghaei contacting family from prison

Human right activist and journalist, Sepideh Pouraghaei has contacted with her family from 209 prisons.

Her mother has expressed concern over her dismayed tone of voice over the, line.

She has said that her daughter reiterated that she is under investigation and her charges are not yet clear, and that she is in 209 Evin prison.

Sepideh Pouragahei has been active in the Student committee of Human Rights Reporters . She was also involved as a volunteer in the campaign to collect 1 million signatures against gender discrimination and apartheid.

She was arrested along with 5 other activists on 9 September. Those arrested along with her were, Abbas KHorsandi, Meisam roudaki, Bahram Rasekhifar, Mansour Faraji, Ghasem Shirzadian.

Her mother said that Sepideh left her house at 3 pm and was not seen there after. Security forces attacked their house at 11 pm and confiscated all her work papers, computer and floppy drives.

Sepideh Pouraghaei and her friends have been denied to have a lawyer in Evin prison.

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+ 6 Human right activists in solitary confinement

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