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Monthly Archive: August 2007

Aug 07 2007

August 9th: International day of action for the release of Mansoor Osanlou and Mahmoud Salehi

The International Trade Union Confederation and the International Transport Workers Federation are organising an international day of action for the release of Mahmoud Salehi and Mansoor Osanlou on August 9. Visit their site to find out more and to sign a petition in their defence. There will be demonstrations in various cities across the world. …

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Aug 06 2007

TV International English begins again

I have begun hosting International TV English again. It is a weekly half hour programme with a focus on Islam, political Islam, US militarism, secularism and rights from a left and progressive perspective. To see this week’s programme, click here.

Aug 02 2007

Clips from Council of Ex-Muslims launch

To see Mina Ahadi’s speech at the launch of the Council of Ex-Muslims last month, click here. To see Maryam Namazie’s reponses to questions raised, click to see part 1 and part 2. The above were just uploaded on YouTube thanks to Patty Debonitas. Also, Bahram Soroush’s responses can be seen by clicking here. I …

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Aug 01 2007

Could have been any one of us

Two Kurdish journalists, Adnan Hassanpour and Hiva Boutimar, have been sentenced to execution for the ‘crime of being Moharebeh’ which means ‘fighting’ religion and the Islamic state. Meanwhile, 7 more were hung today under a banner stating ‘Implementing Justice = Elevating Security’. This brings the numbers executed by the Islamic regime of Iran to at …

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