UN Commission on Status of Women Declared Illegitimate

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Demands of Women in Iran and Their Implications for Human Rights, Freedom and Equality Worldwide

This is the prepared text of Mission Free Iran’s statement made at the National Press Club on December 9, 2010, where a group of human rights activists from around the world was invited by Jeffrey Imm of REAL Courage to speak about ongoing struggles for freedom and human rights worldwide, in recognition of Human Rights … Continue reading

Event Report for the December 11 Protest against the UN: Criminalize Stoning, Expel Anti-Woman Regimes from UN’s Women’s Organzations

The protest against the United Nations in New York City on December 11, in recognition of Human Rights Day, was a great success. Over 50 people – from across the ideological spectrum, male and female, of many ethnicities and nationalities – gathered to affirm that we stand for equality and human rights for women, and … Continue reading

Introductory Statement to the Program of the December 11 Protest against the UN: Shirin Nariman

Shirin Nariman, founder of the Women’s Alliance for Change in Iran, gave the introduction for the December 11 protest against the UN and its animosity towards the women of the world. She was also a key contributor to the organization of the very successful protest action. Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of the organizers I … Continue reading

“We Do Not Tolerate the UN’s Promotion of Constitutional Misogyny and Violence against Women.” Mission Free Iran’s Closing Statement at the December 11 Protest at the United Nations on Human Rights Day

It has been said that “the promotion and protection of human rights has been a major preoccupation for the United Nations since 1945, when the Organization’s founding nations resolved that the horrors of the Second World War should never be allowed to recur.” They have designated December 10 to honour their “tireless” efforts to do … Continue reading

Statement of Support from Hon. David Kilgour for December 11 Protest at UN: No to Stoning, No to Anti-Woman Regimes in UN’s Women’s Organizations

Mission Free Iran thanks former Canadian Member of Parliament David Kilgour for his statement of support for the December 11 protest at the UN, to condemn the UN for its silence on atrocities against women, to demand a UN resolution to criminalize stoning, and to demand the expulsion of the Islamic Republic and other anti-woman … Continue reading