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World Human Rights Day 2014: Focus on Iran, Iraq and Syria

On 7 December 2014, in recognition of World Human Rights Day, Washington DC activists demonstrated against widespread human rights violations in Iran, Iraq, and Syria, and against the refusal of Western governments to support peoples’ demands for freedom, equality, and dignity. Demands included immediate and unconditional release of all political prisoners, a halt to execution, … Continue reading

Statement on Jailed Workers in Iran on the Occasion of 20 June: International Day in Support of Political Prisoners in Iran

This statement was given by Mission Free Iran’s Ahmad Fatemi at the 22 June 2014 Washington DC action on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Political Prisoners in Iran. Everybody knows how the working class of Iran has struggled for its rights during the past 4 decades, among them the right to … 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

Photo set: Protest against execution of four Ahwazi Arab artists in Iran – 28 July 2013 – Washington DC

On Sunday, 28 July 2013, activists in Washington DC gathered in front of the Islamic regime’s offices to protest the execution sentences of four Ahwazi Arab writers, poets, playwrights, and cultural activists. Their names are Ghazi Abbasi, Abdul-Reza Amir-Khanafereh, Abdul-Amir Mojaddami, and Jasim Moghaddam Payam. We shouted, “Down with Islamic Republic of Iran!” “Free all … Continue reading

Photos from 8 March 2013 Action Demanding Equality for Women in Iran & Worldwide, Washington DC

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