Post Tagged with: "shadi amin"

  • Forced Sex Changes Must Stop Now

    Forced Sex Changes Must Stop Now

    IranWire:  Iran’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communities are routinely forced to undergo sex changes and to agree to dangerous medical “cures,” according to new research compiled by campaign group […]

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  • Herat Women’s International Film Festival Screens “Final Moments”

    Herat Women’s International Film Festival Screens “Final Moments”

    ‘Final Moments’ – a documentary produced by Justice for Iran and created by Shadi Amin  was broadcasted in the second Herat Women’s International Film Festival, which was held from the 8th to the 10th […]

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  • Universal Periodic Review: An opportunity to spotlight the rights of lesbian and transgender citizens in Iran

    Universal Periodic Review: An opportunity to spotlight the rights of lesbian and transgender citizens in Iran

    During a pre-session organised by UPR Info ahead of Iran’s second Universal Periodic Review on October 31, JFI Co-Founder Shadi Amin, drew attention to Islamic Republic’s policy to medicalise gender identity and sexual orientation. According to Amin, “LGBT individuals who do not conform to culturally approved models of femininity and masculinity have to choose between risking harassment, persecution, arbitrary arrest and detention by police and paramilitary Basij forces because of their actual or perceived homosexual orientation, on the one hand, and seeking a diagnosis of gender identity disorder (GID) with a view to undergo sex reassignment procedures on the other.”

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  • Triumph for 1988 Mass Executions Documentary ‘Final Moments’ at Women’s Voice Now Film Festival

    Triumph for 1988 Mass Executions Documentary ‘Final Moments’ at Women’s Voice Now Film Festival

    24 July 2014 | A documentary produced by Shadi Amin, co-founder of Justice for Iran (JFI), to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1988 mass execution of political prisoners won […]

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