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MFI Press Release: Continued Political Arrests and Executions in Iran Prompt Outcry in Washington DC

Protesters Demand Freedom for Shirko Moarefi and All Political Prisoners in Iran Washington, D.C. April 15, 2011 – As the Islamic Republic of Iran continues to detain and execute political prisoners in Iran, protesters in Washington DC gather to demand that the Islamic Republic immediately and unconditionally release Shirko Moarefi, a political prisoner under death … Continue reading

MFI Press Release: Iraq’s Torture, Deportation, and Attacks on Iranian Refugees Prompt Protest at Iraqi Embassy in Washington DC

Washington, D.C. April 14, 2011 – As the Islamic Republic of Iran continues to openly arrest, torture and execute political activists within its borders, it has also sought international assistance in capturing and silencing anti-regime activists living abroad. Supporting the regime’s efforts, the Iraqi government has allowed the Islamic Republic to intimidate, harass, and torture … Continue reading

Mission Free Iran Condemns Criminal Attack against Civilians in Camp Ashraf, Iraq

April 8, 2011, Washington, DC — On Thursday, April 7th, 2011, Iraqi forces, on orders from Iraqi president Nouri al-Maliki, massed columns of military vehicles, including combat forces and engineering equipment, in and around Camp Ashraf, the residence of approximately 3,400 Iranian refugees associated with the Mojahedin-e Khalq organization. At least 65 military vehicles carrying … Continue reading

Press Release: Activists in Washington DC Join International Protests against Intensified Wave of Executions in Iran

As the Islamic Republic of Iran ramps up politically-motivated arrests, detentions and executions, activists in Washington DC join worldwide protests this weekend to call for an end to executions in Iran, to demand the immediate release of all political prisoners, and to urge the international community to impose human-rights-based diplomatic sanctions on the regime. More … 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

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