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Three Iranian Women's Rights Activists Arrested!

Tala't Taghinia, Mansoureh Shojaie, and Farnaz Seify, women's rights activists, journalists, and members of the Women's Cultural Center, were arrested at Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran, while trying to exist the country to attend a journalism training in New Delhi India.

Farnaz Seify (photo Kosoof)

Mansoureh Shojaee (photo Kosoof)

Talaat Taghinia (photo Kosoof)

After their arrest, security forces escorted the three activists to their homes, where their personal affects, such as their books, computers and computer cases, were searched and seized. After a search of their homes, these three activists were transferred to Evin Prison, 209th Ward.

Ms. Shirin Ebadi, Ms. Leila Alikarami and Ms. Nasrin Sotoudeh have accepted the cases of the above-mentioned in court.

Related news (in Persian) on "Zanestan" web site.

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