Arrested for her art

Atena_Farghadani228x305 28-year-old Atena Farghadani is being detained in Tehran’s Evin Prison for producing art work critical of the Iranian government.

She was on a hunger strike for nearly a month to protest against the conditions in which she was being held, and in March she suffered a heart attack and lost consciousness.

Atena’s case goes to trial on Tuesday.

Call upon the Iranian authorities to release her and all other prisoners of conscience immediately and unconditionally.

Sign petition here.

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