Monday, March 02, 2009

1700 people, 70 groups and campaign organizers and website demanded for the freedom of Alieh Eghdamdoost !
March 8 the International Women's Day is coming. In Iran the women activists in women movement has to make decision either to get out on that day and have a peaceful rally and go to jail or stay at home and avoid the arrest and detention.
When it was about women human rights Alieh was always the first one in the rally. Alieh is a women who sacrificed her life for her belief in justice and now she has to spend three years of her life alone in Evin prison.
Alieh is one of the participant in peaceful rally on June 12, 2006. She was sentenced in preliminary court to three years and four months imprisonment and 20 lashes. The appeal court has approved her three years imprisonment. On Sunday January 31,2008 she was transfered from her hometown Fuman to Evin prison in Tehran . She didn't have the chance to say goodbye to any of her friends.Alieh Eghdamdoost is the first women rights activist who goes to jail with a definit sentence.


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