An Iranian women’s rights activist risks being extradited to Iran where she could face execution after she was arrested by Turkish police.
Iranian women's rights activist & political refugee #MaryamShariatmadari has been detained by Turkish authorities & is facing deportation to #Iran where she’ll be imprisoned & possibly tortured and executed.@Refugees, @UNHCRTurkey please act NOW to stop this!#مریم_شریعتمداری https://t.co/gRAhInAs4u— Nazanin Boniadi (@NazaninBoniadi) September 7, 2020
Iranian women wearing hijab walk down a street in Tehran on February 7, 2018. (AFP)
A female prison guard stands along a corridor in Tehran's Evin prison June 13, 2006. (File photo: AFP)