Haleh Sahabi

 

 

Age: 54

 

Summary: Iranian humanitarian and daughter of former Iranian parliament member and veteran opposition figure Ezzatollah Sahabi who was a prominent campaigner for women's rights but who was arrested along with others in front of the parliament during President Mahmood Ahmadinejad's second inauguration swearing-in ceremony in 2009 and was sentenced to two years in prison, but given temporary release for her father's funeral in May 2011.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest

 

Born: 1957

 

Died: June 1, 2011

 

Location: Tehran, Iran