Iran’s New Repression Tactic: Make Husbands Inform on Activist Wives

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The Iranian government has come up with a new strategy to combat activists: Destroy their privacy. On June 10, Channel 2 of Iranian national TV aired a report of an interview with Javad Tavassolian, husband of prominent human rights activist Shirin Ebadi, set in their home, in which Tavassolian speaks against her. Ebadi, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, […]