Witness Statement: Shadi Sadr

A first-hand witness account from prominent human rights activist and criminal defense attorney Shadi Sadr.   Name: Shadi Sadr Place of Birth: Tehran, Iran Date of Birth: 1974 Occupation: Human ... Read more

Witness Statement: Farideh

Farideh, an opposition supporter, describes her experience in the post-election protests of Summer 2009.   Full Name: Farideh (pseudonym) Date of Birth: 8 November 1981 Place of Birth: Tehran, ... Read more

Witness Statement: Tania Ahmadi Kaliji

Ahmadi Kaliji is a web blogger, and a vocal and outspoken critic of Iran’s death penalty. Her articles criticizing the stoning of women attracted the ... Read more

Witness Statement: Soraya

“Soraya” is a young mother of two who converted to Christianity more than a decade ago. In her witness statement, she describes how she ran ... Read more

Witness Statement: Mahdis

“Mahdis” was a student activist and a follower of Ayatollah Kazemeyni Borujerdi. She participated in the Student Day demonstrations of 2002 and was arrested along ... Read more

Witness Statement: Maryam and Her Son

A mom and her son explain the problems they face after converting from Islam to Christianity in exile.   Full Name: Maryam/Siavash (Pseudonyms) Date of Birth: 1961/1992 Place of ... Read more

Witness Statement: Fariba Davoodi Mohajer

Fariba Davoodi Mohajer Tehrani is a writer, journalist and prominent Iranian women’s rights activist. She was one of the founders of the One Million Signature ... Read more

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