- Posted by Maryam Namazie
- On April 7, 2008
- 0 Comments
The UK Home Office is attempting to deport Pegah Emambakhsh. If she is sent back to Iran she will face severe persecution, even death.Pegah Emambakhsh is an Iranian national who sought asylum in the UK in 2005, as she faces persecution in Iran as a lesbian.Homosexuality is illegal in Iran, punishable by torture, flogging or even execution. Pegah escaped from Iran after her lover was arrested, tortured and it is feared sentenced to death for conducting homosexual acts. Pegah’s father was also arrested, tortured and interrogated about her whereabouts.
Contact:Friends of Pegah Campaign
c/o Victoria Hall Methodist Church
Sheffield S1 2JBUK