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Iranian Feminist Activist Handed Prison Term for Anti-State "Propaganda”

August 7, 2023
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Zainab Zaman was arrested on April 8 following her participation in the Woman, Life, Freedom protest movement and held in solitary confinement for several weeks
Zainab Zaman was arrested on April 8 following her participation in the Woman, Life, Freedom protest movement and held in solitary confinement for several weeks

Iranian authorities have sentenced a feminist activist, Zainab Zaman, to one year in prison for engaging in "propaganda activity” against the Islamic Republic, according to her brother.

Branch 26 of the Islamic Revolution Court also banned Zaman from traveling, prohibited her from participating in the activities of political or social organizations and barred her from using a smartphone for a period of five years, her brother and lawyer Aboozar Zaman tweeted on August 7.

Zainab Zaman was arrested on April 8 following her participation in the Woman, Life, Freedom protest movement and held in solitary confinement for several weeks. 

The activist has said she had been subjected to torture and sexual harassment during her detention.

She is the daughter of well-known Iranian pop singer Hossein Zaman, who died in May. The artist was banned for years over his criticism of the Islamic Republic's policies.

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