Last Update

Oct. 11, 2020

Organisation

Unknown

Gender

Female

Ethnic Group

Unknown

Religoius Group

Muslim

Province

Tehran

Occupation

Civil society activist

Sentence

Unknown

Sentence Date

Aug. 15, 2017

Status

In prison

Institution investigating

Ministry of Intelligence

Career

Photographer; Women's right activist

Charges

Conspiring against national security
Propaganda against the regime

Aliyeh Motallebzadeh In prison

Aliyeh Motallebzadeh, a photographer and women's rights activist, was arrested on December 20th.

Prior to this, she had been subject to interrogations for several days. She spent 25 days in Evin Prison and was released on bail.

Motallebzadeh has worked for a range of reformist publications, including the now-banned Zanan (Women) magazine. She also took part in the One Million Signatures campaign, which called for greater gender equality.

The charges against her remain unknown.

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