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Mansoureh Shojaie

Thursday 7 August 2008, by admin

Detained members of Women’s Movement

Name:Mansoureh Shojaee

Age:50

Occupation: Librarian

Gender: Female

Activities in division of the women’s movement: member of Women’s Cultural Center , Feminist School’s Group , campaign for one million signatures

Cases: Reasons for Arrests (first case)

She was arrested on January 26 2007 in the airport while she was travelling to New Delhi for an educational journalism workshop with two other members of women’s cultural center. She was transferred to the Evin prison and held for 2 days. Since then she has been interrogated for several times and her home has been searched

Current status:

a) Ruling:The court is not held yet

b) Prohibited to leave the county

Cases: Reasons for Arrests (second case)

She was arrested on September 14 2007 in Khoramabad during campaign activities and was in prison for one day no ruling has been reached.

Current status:

a) Ruling: no ruling has been reached.

Cases: Reasons for Arrests( third cases)

Nasrin Sotoodeh and Mansoureh Shojaee by invitation of some of Iranians women originaly from the south of Larestan and Evaz of Iran who are based in Dubai , were going to go to Dubai to take part in the celebration of 8th of March when the officials announced the ban on Mansoureh Shojaee from travelling and seized her passport. However, they told Nasrin Sotoodeh that she could travel. But she avoided travelling and told them that she is representing Mansoureh Shojaee and she has to stay with her. They were questioned by security forces for 5 hours in airport. During that time they were told that participation in any meeting overseas is against the interests of the country.

Current status:

a) Ruling: the court isn’t held yet.

b) Prohibited to leave the county: she has prohibited to leave the country.

d) Latest elaboration of the case: three cases .status of all 3 cases is unclear. No court is held yet.

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