Solidarity with Women

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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

March 8 – International Women’s Day 2015 – Washington DC

On Sunday 8 March 2015, activists in Washington DC gathered to celebrate 8 March, with special attention to the situation of women in Iran. We employed a bit of street theater to convey our message. As the weather was the first beautiful spring day of the year after a great deal of snow, many people … Continue reading

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

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

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