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Monthly Archive: March 2009

Mar 31 2009

New website

My website has been redesigned thanks to Alan Harrison. You can see it here.

Mar 27 2009

One Law for All activist speaks at University of Toronto

To read an article in University of Toronto’s the Strand on my talks there, click here.

Mar 24 2009

Maryam Namazie’s speech at University of Victoria, Canada

Mar 24 2009

Speech at University of British Columbia in Vancouver

To see Maryam Namazie’s speech and the ensuing discussion on Sharia, Political Islam and Women’s Rights on March 20, 2009 at UBC in Vancouver, click on the below: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4

Mar 22 2009

Debate and Speech in Toronto

To watch the panel discussion on Political Islam, Sharia and Women’s Rights with Maryam Namazie (Spokesperson of Equal Rights Now, Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and One Law for All Campaign against Sharia Law in Britain), Tarek Fatah (Founder of Muslim Canadian Congress and Author of “Chasing a Mirage: The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic …

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Mar 20 2009

Happy Nowrooz!

Wishing everyone a happy Nowrooz and a wonderful year!

Mar 19 2009

The death of an imprisoned blogger inside Evin Prison in Iran

On 18 March, 29-year-old blogger Alireza Mirsayafi died while in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison for insulting the country’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Mohammad Ali Dadkhah said that although there is not yet an official report about the death yesterday of Omid Mir Sayafi, “officials in the prison said that he committed suicide.” He demanded …

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Mar 17 2009

One Law for All

To read an article on One Law for All and Maryam Namazie in the Canadian National Post, dated March 12, 2009, click here.

Mar 16 2009

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To see a programme on sharia law in Britain on French TV dated March 11, 2009, click here.

Mar 12 2009

Speaking engagements in Canada

I will be in Canada for the next two weeks on a speaking tour to mobilise support for the One Law for All campaign. Details of my various engagements are: March 14, 7:30pm, Toronto 25 Cecil Street, United Steelworkers’ Hall Panel discussion on Political Islam, Sharia and Women’s Rights with Maryam Namazie (Spokesperson of Equal …

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Mar 10 2009

One Law for All Campaign against Sharia Law in Britain’s International Women’s Day was a resounding success

Nearly 600 people joined the One Law for All anti-racist rally against Sharia and religious-based laws in Britain and elsewhere and in defence of citizenship and universal rights in Trafalgar Square and marched towards Red Lion Square in London. Hundreds then joined our public meeting to discuss and debate Sharia, Sexual Apartheid and Women’s Rights. …

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Mar 09 2009

For International Women’s Day: Down with Patriarchy!

I will give you a report of our mificient March 7 event in London as well as those in other cities, including in Iran, soon. Just to put a smile on your face though, see here a picture of a young man wearing a scarf with a t-shirt saying ‘down with patriarchy’ walking down a …

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Mar 06 2009

Hundreds expected at anti-Sharia demo in London

To read Hundreds expected at anti-Sharia demo in London, The Times, March 6, 2009, click here.

Mar 05 2009

Join us in London on March 7

Join us to mark International Women’s Day and to oppose Sharia and all religious-based Laws in Britain and elsewhere and demand one secular law and full citizenship rights for all. Click here for more information.

Mar 05 2009

Meetings at the European Parliament against stonings and executions in Iran

Mina Ahadi and I went to several meetings yesterday at the European parliament to discussion the women’s rights situation and liberation movement in Iran, and to raise our concerns about a number of stoning and execution cases and Sharia law in Britain. Here are the Iranian cases we focused on: Urgent Action Stoning and executions …

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Mar 04 2009

One Law for All update: free helpline, March 7 event reminder, video clips and call for help

Hello March 7 is around the corner. We are looking forward to seeing many of you at the anti-racist London rally against Sharia and religious-based laws in Britain and elsewhere and in defence of citizenship and universal rights in Trafalgar Square from 330-430pm. You can find posters that have been prepared for the rally by …

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Mar 03 2009

On IWD, Labour Rights, British government’s policy on extremism and Geert Wilders

This week’s TV International programme To see TV International programme segment on International Women’s Day 2009 in Iran, Britain and elsewhere, its significance and the women’s liberation movement against political Islam, click here. To see TV International programme on the teachers’ strike, flogging of women May Day labour activists, the death sentence of teacher Farzad …

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Mar 02 2009

Iran: two workers flogged for taking part in May Day

Urgent Action On Wednesday 18th February, two women workers were flogged, following their conviction by a court in Sanandaj for taking part in last year’s May Day celebrations. Susan Razani received a 9 months’ suspended sentence and 70 lashes and Shiva Kheir Abadi 3 years’ suspended sentence and 15 lashes. Two other workers in the …

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