Female Genital Mutilation Practised in Iran, Study Reveals

Verdicts Often Set Before Trials Take Place in Iran’s Revolutionary Courts

Iran’s Human Rights Trap and the Nuclear Deal

Shot from Behind: Two Irans, Both Denied Freedom

Reliance on Ethnocentric Solutions Equates to Deceiving Women

Women's Learning Partnership

Bahá’ís of Iran and the Historical Responsibility of the President

Mehrangiz Kar says Rohani Charter hollow

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Female Genital Mutilation Practised in Iran, Study Reveals
Tuesday 09 Jun 15

Mehrangiz Kar, a leading Iranian human rights lawyer, said it was tragic that such mutilation was carried out by women. “It’s one of those instances where the violence against women is carried out by women in unhygienic circumstances,” she told the Guardian. “In areas where FGM exists, unfortunately it’s usually the mothers who insist that their daughters should be cut.”


Verdicts Often Set Before Trials Take Place in Iran’s Revolutionary Courts


“The revolutionary courts are a very powerful tool for hard-liners to challenge reformists,” said Mehrangiz Kar, a lawyer who once argued cases in the revolutionary courts and later was a defendant accused of espionage and propaganda against the Islamic Republic. She now lives in suburban Washington.


Iran’s Human Rights Trap and the Nuclear Deal
Friday 10 Apr 15

We must wait, and then find new tools to challenge the Islamic Republic’s systematic and pervasive violation of human rights —tools that will take into account the new realities of Iran and the world.


Shot from Behind: Two Irans, Both Denied Freedom
Saturday 31 Jan 15

We do not want to leave our traditional political culture behind. The essence of liberty has yet to run in our veins.


Reliance on Ethnocentric Solutions Equates to Deceiving Women


We expect the regime to respect the very international documents which it has signed and whose provisions it has pledged to respect and implement.


Women's Learning Partnership


Mehrangiz Kar is a leading Iranian attorney, writer, and activist working towards the promotion of democracy, rule of law, and human rights within the framework of Islamic law in the Islamic Republic of Iran since the 1979 Revolution.


Bahá’ís of Iran and the Historical Responsibility of the President
Tuesday 16 Sep 14

Bahá’ís of Iran and the Historical Responsibility of the President


Mehrangiz Kar says Rohani Charter hollow
Sunday 14 Sep 14

I don’t think ordinary Iranian people have any particular attachment to this Charter.