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EU diplomat’s meeting with Iranian women draws fire

On her first trip to Tehran, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met with Gohar Eshghi, the mother of Sattar Beheshti (the jailed blogger who was pronounced dead three days after his arrest by the Tehran Cyber Police) and women’s rights activist Nargess Mohammadi. » read more

Dead blogger’s mother implores UN chief for help

On the occasion of President Hassan Rohani’s trip to New York, Gohar Eshghi, the mother of Sattar Beheshti, the jailed blogger who died while in custody, has written to the UN Secretary General to urge the Iranian president to push for a fair investigation of her son’s case. » read more

Dead blogger’s mother says officials silencing lawyer

The mother of Sattar Beheshti, the blogger who died five days after his arrest by Tehran Cyber Police, says the Ministry of Intelligence has made their lawyer, Giti Pourfazel, sign a pledge never to speak about the Beheshti case with the media. » read more

Mother of dead blogger calls for swifter justice

Gohar Eshghi, the mother of blogger Sattar Beheshti, who died five days into his arrest in custody of the Cyber Police, has once again spoken out against the judicial delays in processing his case. » read more

Mother says dead blogger acted on his own

Saham News reports that Gohar Eshghi, the mother of Sattar Beheshti, who by many accounts died under torture, has announced that her son was in no way linked to any groups and was an independent observer of the social conditions in the country and commented on his blog about the social maladies that he saw around him. » read more

Grieving mother threatens public suicide if justice denied

The mother of Sattar Beheshti, the Iranian blogger who was pronounced dead five days after his arrest by the Iranian Cyber Police, has threatened to commit suicide in public if the authorities don’t start proceedings against those responsible for her son’s death. » read more