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Iran must release prisoner of conscience Zhila Bani-Yaghoub

Headline Title:  Iran must release prisoner of conscience Zhila Bani-Yaghoub 03 September 2012 The Iranian authorities must release prisoner of conscience Zhila Bani-Yaghoub, an award-winning journalist and women’s rights activist, Amnesty International said.The call came after Bani-Yaghoub, the editor of the Focus on Iranian Women website, was summoned to Evin Prison on 2 September 2012 to serve a one-year prison sentence.In addition to her imprisonment, she has been banned from media and journalistic activities for 30 years after conviction of "spreading propaganda against the system”…

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