Archive for September, 2015

  • If You Tell Anyone, I’ll Kill You

    Sep 9, 15 • 2599 Views • LUTF ArticlesNo Comments

    My name is Nicola. I was almost 14 when it started happening to me. It all began with the promise of a modelling job. I wasn’t a particularly confident girl and when Daniel, the photographer, asked me to do some glamor modelling for him I was flattered and

  • Assignment Day

    Sep 8, 15 • 1214 Views • LUTF Articles2 Comments

    Okay so I turned 9. Here is the big day. “assignment Day , Farsi (Jashn-e-Taklif)” here is what it means: A girl who reaches the age of responsibility (9 years old) should take religious directives and requirements, and avoid what Allah has

  • A warning Open Letter…

    Sep 8, 15 • 919 Views • LUTF ArticlesNo Comments

    A warning Open Letter from Iranian Human Rights and Political Activists to West: ‘Do Not Appease the Iranian Regime’ This Iran deal doesn’t change the human rights situation in Iran. Written by : Shabnam Assadollahi (Ottawa, Ontario) Iranian human

  • “A Mother’s Sorrow”

    Sep 8, 15 • 1190 Views • VideosNo Comments

    “A Mother’s Sorrow,” a film released by outspoken Iranian dissident Mohammad Nourizad in December 2014, portrays the struggle of Iranian mothers whose children have lost their lives in the fight for a free Iran. The film follows the family

  • “sexy little skirt”

    Sep 8, 15 • 1147 Views • LUTF Articles2 Comments

    I have been very scared all my life of telling this story; but here it goes. When I was around 11 or 12 I was taking a taxi from my Dad’s house to my mum’s house which was around a 20 minute drive. The driver was a Muslim man who had taken me on this

  • Guilty of what?

    Sep 8, 15 • 879 Views • LUTF ArticlesNo Comments

    I was about 8 month old when my mother was taken away to Evin Prison for doing absolutely nothing (she was released with a not guilty verdict. she was never given a fair trial or anything but that is a story on its own). She was allowed to see me once a month