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TAKE ACTION for SHIRKO MOAREFI, Iranian Political Prisoner to be Executed on 1 May 2011

Reliable sources report that the execution date for 31-year-old political prisoner Shirko Moarefi has been set for May 1, International Workers Day. He was arrested on October 31, 2008 and has been detained ever since in the Saqez Intelligence Agency Detention Center and Saqez Prison. Shirko’s family, writing on his behalf to request assistance from … Continue reading

ICRIR: Introduction to ICRIR Activities for Iranian Refugees in Cyprus | به عنوان مدخلی بر فعّالیت‌های ما در ارتباط با پناهجویان ایرانی در قبرس

There are a number of Iranian refugee families living in Cyprus at risk of deportation back to Iran, where they face risk of persecution, imprisonment, torture and execution. Their human rights are also not currently being upheld in Cyprus. This article is an introduction to the work of ICRIR in support of these families and … Continue reading

CFPPI: International Labor Leader Speaks Out for Political Prisoners in Iran

David Cockroft, General Secretary of the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), speaks out in defense of political prisoners in Iran in support of the Campaign to Free Political Prisoners in Iran (CFPPI) campaign, “Be Her Voice! Be His Voice!” Mission Free Iran welcomes this important statement in support of political prisoners in Iran. Mr. Cockroft … Continue reading

ICRIR PRESS RELEASE: پرونده آرین میرذولفقاری: Mousavi Campaign Filmmaker Under Threat by Islamic Republic Denied Asylum by Sweden (FA & ENG)

[FARSI below] Arian Mir-Zolfaqari is an Iranian filmmaker who worked under contract to Mir Hossein Mousavi and as a result has been threatened by the Islamic Republic of Iran. He sought asylum in Sweden, but the Swedish government has rejected his application for asylum on an inappropriate basis. The Asylum Case of Arian Mir-Zolfaqari A … Continue reading

ICAE Press Release: Houtan Kian is in Danger (FA) جان هوتن كیان در خطر است

Mission Free Iran has received the following press release from the International Committee against Executions regarding Houtan Kian’s situation. Houtan Kian is the lawyer who consistently and honorably defended Sakineh Ashtiani. اطلاعیه شماه ١٢٢ جان هوتن كیان در خطر است قبلا به اطلاع رساندیم که هوتن کیان وکیل سكینه محمدی آشتیانی را شفاها تهدید به … Continue reading

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