Jelveh Javaheri And Maryam Hosseinkhah Released On Bail

by matttbastard

 

More post illness catch-up: Jessica Reed at oDToday reports that Iranian women’s rights activists/journalists Jelveh Javaheri and Maryam Hosseinkhah were recently released on bail after being held  at the notorious Evin prison for “disturbing public opinion,” “publishing false news” and “publicity against the Islamic Republic” as a resultof their participation in the One Million Signatures campaign. Hosseinkhah had been imprisoned since November 18th, whileJavaheri was taken into custody December 1st.  

Further details at Reporters Without Borders.

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PSA: The Canadian F-Word Blog Awards

by matttbastard

A Creative Revolution proudly presents The Canadian F-Word Blog Awards:

“Nominations graciously accepted from January 25 to February 8″

ETA: Much love and respect to mah home grrlz pale and Prole for taking this endeavour on.  You grrlz rock.

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