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Welcome to cryfreedom.net, formerly known as Womens Liberation Front.  A website that hopes to draw and keeps your attention for  both the global 21th. century 3rd. feminist revolution as well as especially for the Zan, Zendegi, Azadi uprising in Iran and the struggles of our sisters in other parts of the Middle East. This online magazine that started December 2019 will be published every week. Thank you for your time and interest.
Gino d'Artali
indept investigative journalist
radical feminist and women's rights activist 
 

Preface to the new format of the 'Women's Arab Spring 1.2 Revolt' and the Iran 'Woman, Life, Freedom' movement
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JINA MAHSA AMINI
The face of Iran's protests. Her life, her dreams and her death.

In memory of Jina 'Mahsa' Amini, the cornerstone of the 'Zan. Zendagi. Azadi revolution.
16 February 2023 | By Gino d'Artali

And also
Read all about the assasination of the 22 year young Jhina Mahsa Amini or Zhina Mahsa Amini (Kurdistan-Iran) and the start of the Zan, Zendagi, Azadi (Women, life, freedom) revolution in Iran  2022
And the latest news about the 'Women Live Freedom' Revolution per month in 2023: October 15 - 1 -- September 30 - 16 -- September 17 - 1 -- August 31 - 18 -- August 15 - 1-- July 31 - 16 --July 15 -1--June 30 - 15--June 15-1--May 31 -16-- May 15-1--April--March--Feb--Jan  
And for all topics below
that may hopefully interest you click on the image:

'THE NO-HIJABIS

Updated October 12, 2023
 

'BIOLOGICAL

TERROR ATTACKS
AGAINST SCHOOLGIRLS'
Updated September 6, 2023

'IRANIAN JOURNALISTS
UNDER SIEGE'

Updated September 19, 2023   
 

 

'BLINDING

AS A WEAPON'
Updated October 11, 2023

'THE HANGING SPREE'

 Updated October 10, 2023 
 

CLICK HERE ON HOW TO READ ALL ON THIS PAGE 


September 2023: THE REGIME'S ATTEMPT AND CRUELTY TO TRY AND CRUSH THE PROTESTS, AND THE REVOLT SINCE THE COMMEMORATION OF THE KILLING OF JINA MAHSA AMINI A YEAR AGO  
(Updates October 13, 2023)
 


 

Articles about:
<<Mahsa Amini's Father: <Everything They Have Said and Shown is Lies>
and
WHO JINA AMINI REALLY WAS.
By Diako Alavi, a journalist from Saqqez and family friend of Mahsa Amini 
and
The face of Iran's protests. Her life, her dreams and her death.
By a renowned German outlet 

Click here to go to previous parts:
Updates:
Part 12: October 6 - 2 2023
Part 13: October 13 - 12, 2023

Gino d'artali's opinion: We mourn AND fight!


When one hurts or kills a women
one hurts or kills hummanity and is an antrocitie.
Gino d'Artali
and: My mother (1931-1997) always said to me <Mi figlio, non esistono notizie <vecchie> perche puoi imparare qualcosa da qualsiasi notizia.> Translated: <My son, there is no such thing as so called 'old' news because you can learn something from any news.>
Gianna d'Artali.

'THE JINA REVOLUTION'

 

JINHA - Womens News Agency - October 13, 2023
<<Finalists of 2023 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought announced
News Center- On October 12, MEPs on the Foreign Affairs and Development committees chose in a joint vote the finalists for the European Parliament's 2023 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, during a joint meeting with Human Rights Subcommittee MEPs. Jina Mahsa Amini and the <Jin, Jiyan, Azadi (Women, Life, Freedom)> movement in Iran have been selected as one of the three finalists. The other finalists of the prize are: Vilma Nunez de Escorcia and Monsignor Rolando Jose Alvarez Lagos from Nicaragua, Women fighting for a free, safe and legal abortion: Justyna Wydrzynska (Poland), Morena Herrera (El Salvador) and Colleen McNicholas (United States). On October 19, the European Parliament's Conference of Presidents will select the winning laureate. The prize will be given to the winning laureate at a ceremony in the European Parliament's hemicycle in Strasbourg on December 13. The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought has been awarded each year by the European Parliament since 1988 to honor individuals and organizations defending human rights and fundamental freedoms. Jina Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman from Saqqez city of Rojhelat Kurdistan, was arrested and severely beaten in custody by Iran's so-called morality police for allegedly not wearing the hijab in accordance with government standards. On September 16, 2022, Jina Mahsa Amini died in a hospital in Tehran. Protests started in Iran and Rojhelat Kurdistan following her killing. The protests led by women chanting, <Jin, Jiyan, Azadi> turned into an uprising against the Islamic Republic of Iran.>>
Source:
https://jinhaagency1.com/en/actual/finalists-of-2023-sakharov-prize-for-freedom-of-thought-announced-33993?page=1



FREEDOM
Iranwire - October 12, 2023
<<Mahsa Amini, Iran's Women-Led Protest Movement Shortlisted For Sakharov Prize
Mahsa Amini and the Women, Life, Freedom protest movement in Iran that was sparked by the death of the 22-year-old are among the finalists for this year's Sakharov Prize, the European Parliament's top rights award. The selection was <in recognition of their brave effort to stand up for women's rights,> David McAllister, the chair of the foreign affairs committee at the EU Parliament, said on October 12. Amini died in Tehran in September 2022 while in police custody, three days after she was arrested for an alleged hijab infraction. Her death triggered protests that spread across the country and rapidly escalated into calls for the overthrow of Iran's four-decade-old Islamic theocracy. Authorities responded with a brutal crackdown in which more than 500 people were killed and over 22,000 others were unlawfully detained, according to activists. The other shortlisted nominees for the 2023 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought include two rights activists from Nicaragua and a trio of women who have fought for abortion rights in Poland, El Salvador and the United States. The winner will be announced on October 19.>>
Source:
https://iranwire.com/en/women/121465-mahsa-amini-irans-women-led-protest-movement-shortlisted-for-sakharov-prize/

then the most stupid news I read today...


Jina Amini's hair is choking raisi

Preface and opinion by Gino d'Artali:

I was about to publish this part of the 'Jina Amini Revolution' when almost at the same moment the daily online Iranwire published an article titled <Missing a Party: Why Did the 2022-2023 Protests Fail in Iran?> in which it put question-marks to the achievements of the revolution and the women-led 'Woman, life, freedom' movement. I was and still am so angry! As if the bloodhounds of and the regime of raisi had won! But the battle is not over yet! And one day the victorious flag of the revolution will be planted on the ...............
But ok, in the meantime do read the article yourself and draw your own conclusions while I hope you continue to battle the regime.
I sub-end with a quote from the article:
<<If We Burn was written in 2020 and thus does not include Iranís recent Women, Life, Freedom movement. But what appears to be the book's central lesson certainly applies. <One of the lessons that came out of the book is the need for strong, but also flexible and democratic organizations, that can act in the short and long term and shift tactics when circumstances change,> Bevins said. <They can make small wins when those are possible and indeed plan for bigger transformations if thatís what a given country needs,> he added. And this is precisely what the Iranian protesters of 2022-2023 lacked. Achieving this can finally bring an end to the Islamic Republic.>>
Read it here:
https://iranwire.com/en/politics/121486-missing-a-party-why-did-the-2022-2023-protests-fail-in-iran/
P.s. from Gino d'Artali: The writer of the mentioned book is really missing the most important point: the revolutions in Iran and the Middle-east are not a party but Women-led revolutions! The thousands of victims of the bloodhounds of the dictators are a witness of that!!
Long live a free Iran and all the women of the Middle-east.

and now to the other news...


Narges Mohammadi
Iranwire - October 12, 2023
<<Iran Urged to Release Jailed Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mohammadi
UN experts have called for the immediate release of imprisoned human rights advocate Narges Mohammadi, who was awarded the 2023 Nobel Peace Prize last week. <We are dismayed that Iranian authorities continue to deprive Ms. Mohammadi of her liberty, despite concerns about her deteriorating health in detention, against the advice of medical professionals, in violation of their obligations under international human rights law,> the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention said on October 11. On October 6, the Nobel Committee announced that Mohammadi was being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her fight against the <oppression of women> in her country. Mohammadi has been imprisoned multiple times over the past decade for her civil rights activities. She was most recently arrested in 2022 and sentenced to 10 years 9 months in prison on fabricated charges. The outspoken activist has published numerous letters protesting conditions in Tehran's Evin prison, where she is incarcerated, and violence against inmates. Previously, the UN Working Group determined that Mohammadi's detention is arbitrary and called for her immediate release, compensation and reparations. <It is deeply regrettable that despite calls by the UN and the international community, Iranian authorities continue to criminalise Narges Mohammadi for her work in defence of human rights,> the experts said in their latest statement.>>
Source:
https://iranwire.com/en/prisoners/121469-iran-urged-to-release-jailed-nobel-peace-prize-laureate-mohammadi/

 
Iranwire - October 13, 2023
<<Iranís Zahedan Rocked by Protests despite Increased Security
Hundreds of protesters defied heightened security measures and poured into the streets of the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan on October 13 for weekly demonstrations against the Islamic Republic. According to reports, military forces established checkpoints across the restive city and blocked access to Grand Makki Mosque, the largest Sunni mosque in the country and a focal point of protests since the Woman, Life, Freedom movement erupted in September 2022. Its Friday prayer leader, Molavi Abdolhamid, has been a key dissenting voice inside Iran, using his sermons to sharply criticize the bloody response of the country's Shia clerical rulers to the protest movement and to call for fundamental economic, social and political changes. Videos shared on social media show the protesters chanting slogans such as <My martyred brother, I will avenge your blood.> <As long as our blood flows, Molavi is our leader,> was also shouted by the crowds. In another video, worshipers are seen confronting members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), calling them <dishonorable> while pushing them back. Zahedan is the capital of Sistan and Baluchistan province, which is home to Iran's Sunni Baluch minority of up to 2 million people. The city has seen protest rallies almost every Friday since September 30 of last year, when security forces killed nearly 100 people in the deadliest incident in the nationwide demonstrations sparked by the death in police custody of Mahsa Amini. Two weeks ago, protesters in multiple cities across Sistan and Baluchistan marked the one-year anniversary of Bloody Friday, resulting in the arrest of at least 51 people. At least 29 people were injured in the crackdown by security forces, including several children.>>
Read more here:
https://iranwire.com/en/provinces/121504-irans-zahedan-rocked-by-protests-despite-increased-security/

Iranwire - October 12, 2023
<<Iranian Physician Who helped Wounded Protesters Moved to Prison. A detained Iranian physician who came to the aid of injured protesters during last year's nationwide protests has been transferred to prison. Yaser Rahmanirad was arrested on September 21 during a dawn raid on his home in the western city of Khorramabad. IranWire has learned that he has been moved from a detention center of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to Khorramabad's prison. Earlier, sources reported that the prosecutor of the Court of Appeals of Lorestan province requested Rahmanirad's temporary release. The physician was previously detained in Mahabad, West Azerbaijan province, for helping victims of the Islamic Republic's brutal crackdown on demonstrators. Rahmanirad was later released on bail, and the authorities dismissed the charges against him and closed his case.
Following his release from detention, he continued to offer medical aid to protesters who suffered eye injuries inflicted by security forces.>>
Source:
https://iranwire.com/en/prisoners/121453-iranian-physician-who-helped-wounded-protesters-moved-to-prison/

Iranwire - October 10, 2023
<<Iran by Far World's Deadliest Country for Protesters
More than two-thirds of protesters killed worldwide by governments or their affiliated security forces over the past year have died in Iran, according to the collaborative initiative Iran Open Data. The Norway-based Iran Human Rights group says at least 537 people, including 48 women and 68 under 18s, were killed during nationwide protests between September 2022 and March this year. A total of 223 deaths occurred during the first two weeks of the anti-government protest movement sparked by the death in police custody of Mahsa Amini on September 16, 2022. Citing data from Global Protest Tracker of the Washington-based Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Iran Open Data says that 280 people were also killed during protests in 10 other countries between September 2022 and September this year: India (160), Peru (78), Kenya (9), Senegal (9), Ethiopia (6), Angola (5), Eswatini (5), Bolivia (4), Iraq (2) and Syria (2). The 537 individuals who died in Iran represent approximately 66 percent of the total of 817 people reported killed in public protests worldwide, Iran Open Data says. Significant protests took place in 84 countries over the past year, it points out, adding that many of them occurred in European democracies where no deaths were reported.
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Read more here:
https://iranwire.com/en/news/121377-iran-by-far-worlds-deadliest-country-for-protesters/


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