International Liberty Association is a registered Charity (1160607) set up with the aim of promoting a respect for human rights in Iran and the Middle East, at the same time as assisting the victims of such abuses.
It aims to campaign on behalf of, as well as provide support and assistance to those imprisoned or otherwise detained due to their gender, political, religious or otherwise consciously held belief. In particular, it will work to support and promote the rights of children, women and religious minorities who face systematic discrimination and brutal oppression.
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According to Reza Khandan, his wife, a prominent Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotodeh, has been convicted on a range of charges after defending mandatory hijab protesters. Nasrin Sotodeh has been convicted of security-related crimes in a closed-door trial and could face a “very lengthy sentence”. She was seized at her home by security agents and placed in Evin Prison in Tehran, last June.
Civil activist prisoner Atena Daemi has been denied medical treatment despite possibly suffering from MS. In line with the cruel and inhumane behaviour towards civil activist and political prisoners in Iran, Evin Prison authorities prevented the transfer of Atena Daemi for medical tests and medical care. Atena Daemi has long been suffering from persistent dizziness, headaches and numbness in her right eye. The medical physician in Qarchak Prison had requested MRI test for her in May 2018, suggesting that she probably is suffering from MS. Daemi has not been transferred to the hospital for these tests an