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Honoring women's rights activists on International Women's Day

March 8, 2007

Equal rights campaigners arrested in Tehran on March 4 during a peaceful protest. Most have been released; photos of all were not available. The women include lawyers, journalists, and bloggers: Mahbubeh Abbasgholizadeh; Nasrin Afzali; Noushin Ahmadi Khorasani; ; Zara Amjadian; Asieh Amini; Elnaz Ansari; Parvin Ardalan; Jila Baniyaghoub; Shahla Entesari; Somayeh Farid; Azadeh Forghani; Fatemeh Govarai; Mahbubeh Hosseinzadeh; Maryam Hosseinkhah; Nahid Jafari; Jelveh Javaheri; Nahid Keshavarz; Sara Loghmani; Maryam Mirza; Rezvan Moghadam; Minoo Mortazi Langerudi; Zeynab Peyghambarzadeh; Shadi Sadr; Sussan Tahmasebi. Photos by Arash Ashoorinia (

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