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Iranian Political and Human Rights Activists Seeking Asylum Brutally Attacked in Turkey

Mission Free Iran has received the below report and accompanying photos from human rights activist, journalist, and asylum-seeker Kaveh Taheri. We condemn this attack against asylum-seekers in Turkey, and demand that the UNHCR afford them the protection that is mandated by international law, and urgently expedite the processing of these asylum cases. Those who were … Continue reading

Washington DC Activists Protest Imminent Execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari in Iran: Report with Photos, Video

On Sunday, 13 April 2014, activists in Washington DC gathered in front of the offices of the Islamic Republic of Iran, joining the global protest against the imminent execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari. Reyhaneh Jabbari, age 26, fought off the sexual advances of a would-be rapist, killing him in self-defense. The person she defended herself against … Continue reading

150 U.S. Labor Organizations Affiliated with U.S. Labor Against the War Demand Immediate & Unconditional Release of Iranian Political Prisoners and Labor Activists Zamani and Jarahi

Below is the letter sent by Michael Eisenscher, the National Coordinator of the organization U.S. Labor Against the War the War (USLAW), which represents 150 US labor organizations. They have written to the regime in Iran to demand the immediate and unconditional release of political prisoners and labor activists Shahrokh Zamani and Mohamad Jarahi. To: … Continue reading

Shahrokh Zamani to UN’s Shaheed & Pillay: Listen to My Cry against Injustice!

Dear Mr. Ahmad Shaheed and Mrs. Navi Pillay: Listen to my cry against injustice! I am Shahrokh Zamani, a trade unionist living in Tehran for the past 30 years. I was arrested by armed intelligence agents when I went to Tabriz to visit my parents on June 8, 2011 without any proof or judicial order. … Continue reading

MFI Stockholm Protest to Stop the Execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari in Iran

My name is Mojgan Mansori. I am a member of Mission Free Iran. On 1st of April I arranged a demonstration with help of other activists in front of the Islamic barbarians’ embassy to oppose the violence committed by this regime, including imprisonments and executions. Our main objective was to prevent the execution of Reyhaneh … Continue reading