Narges Mohammadi who is in prison since 2007 in Tehran Jail was awarded “Media Heroine” prize for 2016 on the occasion of May Day. Her husband, Mr. Taqui Rahmani received the prize on her behalf.
It may be mentioned that she was arrested in 2007 and place in a narrow room. She suffered from various ailments. She was not allowed to meet her children.
She has been leveled charges for making propaganda against the Iranian System and for acting against national security. She had demanded that political prisoners should not be given death sentence. She is listed as one of the famous human rights activists in Iran. She was imprisoned many times.