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Iran urged to quash prison sentence for ‘Mourning Mothers’ activist

Headline Title:  Iran urged to quash prison sentence for ‘Mourning Mothers’ activist 13 April 2012 The Iranian authorities must quash a court ruling sentencing a Tehran woman to four and a half years in prison based on her peaceful human rights activities, Amnesty International said today. On 4 April, the Revolutionary Court notified Mansoureh Behkish’s lawyers that she had been sentenced on charges of “propaganda against the system” and “gathering and colluding with intent to harm national security” for her work with the group the Mothers of Laleh Park – formerly known as the “Mourning…

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