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Iran:A woman activist was jailed

Campaign for equality writes that Nafiseh Azad, a woman activist who was arrested in the mountains in the north of Tehran on Friday January 30, 2009 along with two others while collecting signatures in support of the “One Million Signature Campaign“’s petition.[update:Nafiseh Azad was released after 6 days].

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  • Playne English

    Everyone wants to have political prisoners like the U.S. Maybe she can be the female Mumia Abu Jamal?

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