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After 4 Years of Silence, Iranian Refugees in Iraq Finally Interviewed by UNHCR

After four years of waiting for UNHCR to grant Mohammad Ghamari Tabasi an interview, Tabasi and most of the other members of the families camped out across the street from UNHCR offices in Erbil have been granted a first interview, along with several other appropriate accommodations. While the International Coalition for the Rights of Iranian … Continue reading

Mission Free Iran Condemns Violent Arrest and Detention of Political Prisoners’ Family (Habibollah Latifi)

Mission Free Iran condemns the violent arrest and detention of the family of political prisoner Habibollah Latifi, calls for their release and the release of all political prisoners in Iran, and demands that governments take immediate steps to close the doors to the Islamic Republic’s Embassy in their respective countries. December 27, 2010, Washington, DC … Continue reading

Mission Free Iran (Misión Irán Libre) condena Arresto Violento y Detención de Presos Políticos (Habibollah Latifi)

Mission Free Iran condena el arresto violento y detención de la familia de preso politico, Habibollah Latifi, apela a que se ponga en libertad y para el poner en libertad de todos presos politicos in Irán y demanda que los gobiernos tomen medidas para cerrar las puertas de la embajada Iranesa en sus países respectivos. … Continue reading

Sotoudeh and the Scarf: Time for Global Solidarity with Women in Iran

On March 8, 1979, as an Islamist counterrevolution was working to defeat the popular revolution that brought down the Shah of Iran, 15,000 women marched in the streets of Tehran to protest against mandatory hijab, and to demand freedom and equality for women. Their chants were: “I say it every moment, I say it under … Continue reading

URGENT: New Letter to Send to Foreign Ministries & Secretaries of State for Habibollah Latifi & His Family (26 Dec 2010)

This is a sample letter that you can send to your foreign ministry/secretary of state. Email addresses are below the sample letter. To the Foreign Minister/Secretary of State: The Islamic Republic of Iran wanted to execute beloved student and political prisoner Habibollah Latifi this morning. A global outcry, both inside and outside of Iran, made … Continue reading

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