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Six Arrested for Being 'Happy' in Tehran
Society & Culture  (tags: society, world, Iran, womens' rights, music, cultural freedoms, repression, government, freedoms, culture, ethics, women, rights, news )

Cal
- 211 days ago - jpost.com
The video shows six young people, including unveiled women, dancing on Tehran rooftops to Pharrell William's song Happy.
Young Woman Jailed for Wanting to Watch Sport in Iran ! Demand Her Release ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, protection, environment, Iran, women )

Cher
- 78 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Ghoncheh Ghavami, a 25 year old Iranian-British national, was arrested on 30 June 2014 after peacefully protesting Iran's ban on women in sports stadiums. She was taken to Tehran's notorious Evin Prison, locked in solitary confinement without access
British-Iranian Volleyball Prisoner Moved to Notorious Murderers' Jail
Society & Culture  (tags: saria law, women's rights, Iran, imprisonment, activist )

Beatrice
- 36 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Ghoncheh Ghavami, the young Iranian women rights activist jailed for attempting to enter a men-only stadium to watch a volleyball match, has been transferred to a high security prison in south Tehran that holds criminals, according to opposition website
Iran Threatens to Flood Gaza With 'Millions' of Iranian Fighters
Society & Culture  (tags: Iran, Gaza, Syria, Muslims, Islam, Middle East, crime, culture, freedoms, murder, politics, religion, rights, safety, violence, world )

Penny
- 29 days ago - israelnationalnews.com
The head of Iran's Basij paramilitary force has claimed it is raising an army of "millions" to flood Gaza and Syria to support Tehran's allies.
Free Ghoncheh From Prison for Attending a Volleyball Match
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, corruption, culture, death, dishonesty, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, Islam, Muslims, Iran, Sharia law )

Sabina
- 40 days ago - change.org
Since June 2014 my younger sister is in solitary confinement in Tehran. She was arrested for going to a men's volleyball match. Ghoncheh is a British Iranian dual citizen. She was there to watch a game. She was arrested because of a misunderstanding.
   

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