24th October 2014
REYHANEH JABBARI WAS EXECUTED International Committee Against Execution Press Release 25 October 2014 To the millions of people who followed the fate of this young girl, to the thousands who took to the streets to save dear Reyhaneh, to the thousands of mothers in Iran who shed tears and begged for forgiveness on the media, […]

20th October 2014
Reyhaneh Jabbari’s stay of execution We must keep the pressure on Reyhaneh Jabbari’s lawyer, Mohmmad Ali Jadari Foroghi, has said that Reyhaneh’s name has been removed from the execution list and her file is scheduled for review. The worldwide protest in support of Reyhaneh has forced a review of her case and brought the unfair […]

12th October 2014
Save Rayhaneh Jabbari from execution by hanging Iran: Save Rayhaneh Jabbari from execution by hanging Reyhaneh Jabbari is now 26 years old and has been in Tehran’s dreaded Evin prison since 2007. In July 2007 she was alone inside a coffee shop and was speaking on her phone about architecture and design. Morteza, a physician […]

29th September 2014
The Law Society must withdraw its guidance on Sharia-succession rules We, the undersigned, are appalled to learn that the Law Society, the representative body for solicitors in England and Wales, has issued Sharia-related guidance on wills, succession and inheritance. The guidance says: “Certain principles of Sharia are different to English succession laws. For example, it […]

3rd August 2014
Iran Stoning Case: Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani Given Leave Iran Stoning Case: Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani Given Leave Iranian mother of two, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who had been sentenced to death by stoning for adultery and later given a 10-year jail term instead due to public outrage has been allowed to leave prison, a judiciary spokesman said. […]

16th January 2014
End Ban on Female Fans in Iran; Stadiums for All Today, over 130 distinguished signatories are calling for “Stadiums for All” and an end to the Islamic Republic of Iran’s 34-year ban on female fans in the run-up to the June 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Signatories to the open letter include Alda Facio, […]

2nd December 2013
Survey on gender segregation at Universities in the UK Fitnah, in conjunction with Southall Black Sisters and One Law for All, is conducting a survey as part of a research project investigating the nature and impact of segregation, specifically gender segregation, at universities in the United Kingdom. If you have experienced gender segregation at a […]

25th November 2013
We will continue our fight against gender apartheid at universities More than a 100 protestors rallied outside the office of Universities UK (UUK) to condemn their endorsement of segregation of the sexes and demand gender equality on 10 December 2013, International Human Rights Day. The rally was organised by Fitnah – Movement for Women’s Liberation, […]

24th November 2013
End sex segregation at UK Universities 24 November 2013 Universities UK (UUK) has issued guidance on external speakers saying that the segregation of the sexes at universities is not discriminatory as long as “both men and women are being treated equally, as they are both being segregated in the same way.” The guidance has been supported by the National […]

7th November 2013
Stop Stoning Now According to the Independent, two months ago, a young mother of two was stoned to death by her relatives on the order of a tribal court in Pakistan. Her crime: possession of a mobile phone. Arifa Bibi’s uncle, cousins and others hurled stones and bricks at her until she died. She was […]

6th November 2013
Condemn legalised paedophilia and child rape in the Islamic Republic of Iran The Guardian Council has now approved the bill passed by the Islamic regime of Iran’s Majlis or parliament for the ‘protection’ of children and young people, which includes a clause allowing men to marry their adopted daughters with the permission of a court. […]

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5th June 2013
We are Human too; Half of Iran and the World  5 June 2013 When asked about the women registering for Iran’s upcoming presidential election, Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi, a member of the Guardian Council, which vets all candidates, said: “It is reminiscent of the person who wasn’t allowed to enter a village but was nonetheless asking […]

22nd April 2013
Support red-clothed women of Marivan 22 April 2013 On Monday 15 April 2013, the Islamic regime of Iran’s security forces paraded a man dressed in women’s clothing and a hejab on the streets of Marivan, Iranian Kurdistan in order to punish and humiliate him. A judge had sentenced three men from two feuding families to […]