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4 September 2017: Flash Mob to Raise Awareness of Hunger Strike in Rajaei Shahr Prison

On 4 September 2017, activists in Washington DC gathered at Union Station to stage a flash mob to raise awareness of the ongoing hunger strike of political prisoners in the notorious Rajaei Shahr prison in Iran.  The political prisoners on hunger strike in protest of their conditions included Reza Shahabi (a labor leader at the … Continue reading

20 June 2017: International Day in Support of Political Prisoners in Iran

On 24 June 2017, activists in Washington DC gathered at DuPont Circle to recognize 20 June, the International Day in Support of Political Prisoners in Iran.  The activists had prepared a canvas representing the jail cells in which many political prisoners are consigned.  Passers-by were invited to learn about the situation of political prisoners in … Continue reading

19 May 2017: Protest against Farce “Elections” in Iran

On 19 May 2017, activists in Washington DC gathered outside the offices of the Islamic Republic of Iran to protest against the farce that is called “elections” in Iran, and specifically to protest against Rouhani, under whose authority more executions have taken place than under even Ahmadinejad.

8 March 2017: International Women’s Day!

On March 12, 2017, activists in Washington DC gathered at DuPont Circle in honor of 8 March, International Women’s Day.  We reflected on the situation of women in Iran and in the United States, and demanded equality between women and men worldwide. We demanded an end to the gender apartheid regime of the Islamic Republic … Continue reading

10 December 2016 – World Human Rights Day

On December 10, 2016, activists in Washington DC gathered in DuPont Circle in recognition of World Human Rights Day, and in particular drew attention of passers-by to the dire human rights situation in Iran.