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International Women’s Day 2013

International Women’s Day 2013

By | March 8, 2013 at 9:26 am

Societies that have poor records of human rights seldom work hard to uphold women’s rights, a problem that can put female journalists and activists at a greater risk of violence…

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | October 29, 2012

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | October 29, 2012

By | October 29, 2012 at 4:55 pm

The Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) of PEN Canada is seriously concerned for the health of prominent writer, journalist and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who is said to be very weak as a result of a hunger strike. Nasrin Sotoudeh is serving a six-year prison sentence for her criticism of the government and defense of human rights.

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