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Monthly Archive: January 2010

Jan 31 2010

Ban the Burka, yes please!

To hear Maryam Namazie on a panel discussion on banning the burka on Newstalk Ireland’s Wide Angle programme, January 31, 2010, click here. Go down list to Wide Angle programme Click on part 2 The discussion begins at around 7:46.

Jan 28 2010

Two executed in Iran for enmity against god

Iran Solidarity is shocked and outraged at the news that two men involved in recent protests have been executed by the Islamic regime of Iran for the ‘crime’ of ‘enmity with god’ today at dawn. The two men are Mohammad Reza Ali Zamani and Arash Rahmanipour. Iran Solidarity sends it condolences to the families of …

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Jan 28 2010

Fundraiser tonight

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2010 Time: 1900 hours Venue: Central London gastropub Fundraising Dinner to raise money for the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and One Law for All Keynote Speaker: AC Grayling Comedian Nick Doody, Singer/Songwriter David Fisher and Magician Neil Edward will do acts

Jan 27 2010

Irish Times article on debate on women’s rights and religious doctrine

To see an article on debate that took place on women’s rights trumping religious doctrine in which Maryam Namazie debated Anjem Chaudary amongst others, click here.

Jan 26 2010

Conflict between religion and women’s status

Maryam will be debating on the conflict between many of the world’s most followed religious doctrines, the place of women, and equality in society today. Date: 26 January 2010 Time: 7pm Venue: University College Dublin Law Society

Jan 25 2010

Sharia versus human rights

Maryam Namazie will be speaking on Sharia versus human rights at a meeting organised by the SW London Humanist Group in Richmond Date: 25 January, 2010 Time: 8pm

Jan 25 2010

Manifesto of Liberation of Women in Iran

This March 8th, in memory of Neda, symbol of people of Iran’s struggle against the Islamic Republic of Iran Manifesto of Liberation of Women in Iran The very existence of the Islamic regime of Iran is incompatible with freedom of women. The Islamic Republic of Iran is a misogynist state, architect of gender apartheid and …

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Jan 19 2010

Iran: A turning point

Extract from interview with Hamid Taqvaie, Leader of WPI about the Dec. 27, 2009 events in Iran It is obvious that the revolution in Iran has entered a turning point. It seems that it has become more determined and energetic than ever before, what do you say about the events of December 27th., when hundreds …

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Jan 19 2010

The Kahrizak case shall not be closed until the fall of the Islamic Republic

It is seven months since the Islamic Republic has been floundering under the pressure of its own villainy in the infamous hellhole of Kahrizak. It is seven months since they have been trying to rid themselves of the pressure of this case. They have bustled a lot to conceal their crimes. They have scrabbled a …

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Jan 19 2010

International solidarity with the ‘women’s revolution’ in Iran

To women’s rights and human rights organisations and progressive people around the world! At the forefront of the revolution of the people of Iran for liberation from despotism and religious reaction are women who are fighting to break the chains of gender slavery. This revolution and the role of women in it are political events …

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Jan 18 2010

I am a human being

Hoshyar emailed this poster today. It says something to the effect: I am a troublemaker, a spy, a mercenary, an alien force, and now a Mohareb (warring against god) [labels the Islamic regime of Iran has given protestors]. 30 years has past – you still don’t know my name? I am a human being.

Jan 15 2010

On Index on Censorship’s decision to not publish Danish cartoons

Jonathan Dimbleby Chair Board of Trustees Index on Censorship Free Word Centre 60 Farringdon Road London EC1R 3GA Dear Mr Dimbleby We are deeply shocked and disappointed by the decision of Index to censor its own magazine from publishing one of the Danish cartoons to illustrate an article relating to the subject. We believe this …

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Jan 15 2010

On the resignation of the Islamic regime of Iran’s diplomats

Following the resignation of the Islamic regime of Iran’s ambassador in Norway, a former high ranking diplomat added that several other diplomats had also quit their posts. He confessed in an interview that in the past two weeks alone, five diplomats including at consuls or embassies of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Norway, Germany, …

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Jan 15 2010

Islamic Republic’s Embassies should be shut down!

Islamic Republic’s embassies should be shut down. This is the command of the people’s revolution in Iran. This is the command of the people that in the past seven months have shown the world that they do not want the Islamic regime and want to topple it. Islamic Republic’s embassies pretend to act in the …

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Jan 13 2010

My message to people of the world – support the revolution of Iran

Here is my message to people everywhere. People see themselves in the unfolding revolution in Iran; they see their hopes, their aspirations, their desire for a different world… Supporting the revolutionary movement of the people of Iran is a historical task and duty…

Jan 13 2010

Interview on New Channel TV on Iran Solidarity

To see my interview on New Channel TV (in farsi) today on Iran Solidarity, click here.

Jan 13 2010

People across the World: Help Organize Groups in the Fight against Execution

By: Farshad Hosseini Jan 13, 2010 Torture and execution are the only strings in which the Islamic Republic of Iran is hanging from, without which the regime would not last an hour. We need to take away this tool from the Islamic Republic with a forceful, united and pre-planned action throughout the world. The biggest …

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Jan 12 2010

We need your support!

Hello As you know, working against Sharia and religious laws, or coming out publicly as an ex-Muslim to break the taboo that comes with renouncing religion (an act punishable by death under Sharia) is not easy in this day and age. We’ve managed to do quite a good job nonetheless, thanks in large part to …

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Jan 11 2010

Conversation With Mother of Kurdish Activist on Death Row

“To all freedom-loving people wherever they may live.” – A Conversation with the Mother of Farzad Kamangar, a Kurdish Activist on Death Row. By Mohammad-Amin Kamangar On Monday, January the 11th, 10:00 am Iran time, Farzad Kamangar contacted his family. This is the conversation they had. Farzad: Hi mom, I hope you are well. Farzad’s …

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Jan 10 2010

All Hands On Deck to Free Political Prisoners

by Shahla Daneshfar Translated on January 10 2010 According to published reports, during the mass demonstrations on the 26th and 27th of December 2009 (Tasua and Ashoura), approximately one thousand people were arrested. There are no accurate statistics of the numbers of arrestees, but according to news leaked from the prisons, the numbers are so …

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