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International Committees against Stoning and Execution Send Message to Demonstrators at December 11 Protest

The International Committees against Stoning and Execution have sent the below inspiring message to those demonstrating at 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

Statement by the Advocacy Group for Unity in Support of December 11 Protest at the UN

Mission Free Iran is grateful to receive the below letter from the Advocacy Group for Unity, which will send Dr. Hassan Massali as its representative to 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 … Continue reading

Professor Liliane Lazar Joins December 11 Protest at UN, Brings Message of Support from Bernhard-Henri Levy

(En espanol abajo) Washington D.C. December 7, 2010 — Dr. Liliane Lazar, a feminist writer and professor of French at Hofstra University, will speak at the December 11 protest at the UN, which demands that the act of stoning be criminalized worldwide, and that gender-apartheidist and other regimes dependent on violence against women be expelled … Continue reading

Muslims for Progressive Values: Statement on Occasion of December 11 Protest at UN

Muslims for Progressive Values, an organization “guided by ten principles rooted in Islam, including social equality, separation of religion and state, freedom of speech, women’s rights, gay rights, and critical analysis and interpretation,” has endorsed the December 11 protest at United Nations Headquarters, voicing the demand that the act of stoning be criminalized worldwide, and … Continue reading

MFI Press Release, Dec 7, 2010: Human Rights Activists Condemn UN Animosity Towards Women; Demand Criminalization of Stoning

Washington D.C. December 7, 2010— On December 11, women and men striving for equality and justice will protest against the United Nations and its constituent governments, demanding an end to their refusal to act substantively to address state-sponsored violence and other crimes against women. The activists demand the passage of a UN resolution criminalizing the … Continue reading

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