Name: Yalda Pazhoohesh
Date of arrest: 21 Nov 2014
Accused by: N/A
Background: Yalda Pazhoohesh, Human Rights activist specializing in Women Rights was arrested by Revolutionary Guard of Iran in 21 Nov 2014. Detaining without court order, No attorney, No information of her detention location all are just a few instances of injustice that Yalda and other prisoners are faced.
Despite the follow-ups of her family, none of authorities have taken responsibility of her arrest.
Yalda is a student in Shiraz that has had helpful activities to promote women rights. In these causes, Security Forces have been angry of her activities.
Previously, she was also arrested in celebration of “International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women” in 25 Nov 2012.