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Monthly Archive: November 2008

Nov 27 2008

Workers in Iran, Ahadminejad popular!?, plans to reduce time of study for girls in Iran; Afghans in Iran…

In the November 27, 2008 TV International English programme, Maryam Namazie talks to Bahram Soroush about the latest situation of workers in Iran (we also discuss the comments made on my blog on this topic); discusses the ‘ poll ’ that claims Ahmadinejad is the most popular politician in Iran; the news that the Islamic …

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Nov 25 2008

Fatemeh Haghighat-Pajuh faces execution in Iran tomorrow

Press Release November 25, 2008 Fatemeh Haghighat-Pajuh faces execution in Iran tomorrow for killing her husband, Bahman, when she found out he had attempted to rape her 15 year old daughter from a previous marriage. Her daughters called Mina Ahadi of the International Committee against Executions today to ask for increased international support against the …

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Nov 21 2008

Discssion on Freedom of Expression and Political Islam

Lars Vilks, Mina Ahadi, Maryam Namazie, Rebecca Hybbinette, Jens Ganman, will be speaking on a panel moderated by Afsaneh Vadhat and Ellis Wohlner in Stockholm, Sweden on 22 November 2008, 12-4pm. To find out more about the event click here.

Nov 19 2008

Beat back the onslaught against labour leaders in Iran

15 Nov, 2008 Friends, The Islamic regime of Iran has intensified its onslaught against labour leaders. That is, in fact, the regime’s response to the expanding workers’ protests aimed at gaining their demands as well as their relentless endeavours to create their independent organizations. By pressurizing and threatening labour leaders the regime is, indeed, trying …

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Nov 17 2008

Letter to Unison: Is the CEMB a fraud?

Thank you for circulating the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain’s (CEMB) report on our October 10 conference entitled ‘Political Islam, Sharia Law and Civil Society and for forwarding member Robert Pitt’s response to that report. Given the inaccuracy of his response, I thought it best to provide you with the below information: The CEMB is …

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Nov 14 2008

On the CEMB – TV International English

To see Maryam Namazie’s November 13 interview with Fariborz Pooya on TV International English regarding questions raised on the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain, click here.

Nov 10 2008

Free speech protection call

To read about a report calling for the protection of free speech, click here and here.

Nov 09 2008

Conference: Human Rights and Beliefs

Maryam Namazie will be speaking on a panel at the British Humanist Association’s conference on the balance of human rights in terms of religion and belief on 10 November, HRAC, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London EC2A 3EA 9am- 4pm.