Monday, October 27, 2008

The California State University Northridge Daily Sundail - Imprisoned student wanted to break down stereotypes of Iranian women

Report from California State University Northridge with Interviews with Dr. Nayereh Tohidi, professor and chair of the Gender and Women’s Studies department, and Friends of Esha.

Esha Momeni's Arrest Confirmed by Iranian Officials

According to BBC Persian, Iranian Officials have finally confirmed the arrest of Iranian-American citizen, Esha Momeni, .Hassan Ghashgaee, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, stated to the press on Monday: "relevant departments are processing this arrest, however the final report has not been sent out to the Foreign Ministry yet. "

BBC reported that while 12 days have passed from the arrest of Ms. Momeni, none of the Iranian officials had confirmed her arrest until this day.