Monthly Archive: February 2010

Feb 25 2010

Interview on BBC Oxford

After speaking at Think Week at Lincoln College in Oxford, I went down to BBC Oxford for an interview on Sharia law and faith schools. To hear the interview, click here, go to Bill Heine’s programme. My interview starts half an hour into the programme.

Feb 24 2010

Sharia Law violates Ethics and Freedoms

Maryam will be speaking on topic of Ethics and Freedom and how Sharia law violates it for Oxford Think Week. Date: 25 February 2010 Time: 1300-1400 Venue: Lincoln College, Oxford For more information, click here.

Feb 17 2010

IWD Events: 8 March Seminar on Sharia Law and 6 March solidarity action

Hello We would like to invite you to a One Law for All seminar on Sharia Law in Britain for International Women’s Day. The seminar will be held on Monday 8 March 2010 at Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL from 1830-2030hours. The seminar aims to bring together campaigners, lawyers, and …

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Feb 13 2010

11 February protests against the Islamic regime of Iran

On 11 February 2010 (22 Bahman) there were large protests in several cities across Iran despite the Islamic regime of Iran’s brutal crackdown. In weeks prior to the day, the regime arrested and threatened political activists, women’s rights campaigners and students. Former political prisoners were summoned and threatened with prosecution for the ‘crime’ of ‘enmity …

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Feb 11 2010

February 11 demos in London and elsewhere.

In support of the people in Iran protesting against the Islamic Republic’s regime, the following solidarity protests will be held on 22 Bahman, Thursday 11 February 2010 (in Australia and New Zeland on Friday, 12 February) by Iran Solidarity groups: UK Thursday 11 February 2010 Time: 2-8pm Iranian embassy in London at 16 Prince’s Gate, …

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Feb 10 2010

Maryam speaking at a Human Rights Festival today

Date: 10th February 2010 Time: 6pm Venue: Human Rights Festival at Kingston University Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, KT1 2EE Maryam will be speaking on the revolutionary movement in Iran and Iran Solidarity.

Feb 10 2010

WPI TV interview with Hamid Taqvaee on 11 February protests

This week’s WPI TV, the English language TV programme of WPI, on the anticipated protests in Iran and abroad on the anniversary of the fall of the Shah’s regime, 22Bahman (11 February).

Feb 10 2010

Long live the revolution in Iran

Currently there is a vast revolution taking place in Iran. Today there are demonstrations across Iran and in many countries around the world. The aim of this movement is to overthrow 31 years of the Islamic regime which represents 31 years of executions, stoning, sexual apartheid, inequality for women, barbaric and backward religious laws, lack …

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Feb 09 2010

We will show them whose day 11 February (22 Bahman) is… It is ours!

Dear friend February 11 or 22 Bahman is the anniversary of the 1979 Iranian revolution – a left-leaning revolution against the Shah and for freedom and prosperity, which was crushed by the Islamic movement. But since history is written by the victors, this failed revolution is often called an ‘Islamic’ one. And every year, on …

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Feb 07 2010

On Sharia law, banning the burqa, and One Law for All 100 Club

Hello Nearly 70 people gathered at a fundraising dinner on January 27 at a gastropub in West London to support One Law for All and the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain. A C Grayling was the event’s keynote speaker. Guests also heard from comedian Nick Doody, Magician Neil Edwards, Singer/Songwriter David Fisher, campaign organiser Maryam …

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Feb 07 2010

Support Gita Sahgal

Amnesty International and Cageprisoners Statement by Gita Sahgal 7 February 2010 Gita Sahgal writes: This morning the Sunday Times published an article about Amnesty International’s association with groups that support the Taliban and promote Islamic Right ideas. In that article, I was quoted as raising concerns about Amnesty’s very high profile associations with Guantanamo-detainee Moazzam …

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Feb 05 2010

All out on Feb 11 in support of the people of Iran!

To people of the world To all labour unions and rights’ organisations and individuals All out on Feb 11 in support of the people of Iran! The end of the Islamic regime of Iran is near. A regime that has kept itself in power for 31 years by execution, torture and repression is about to …

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Feb 04 2010

Your solidarity will be recorded in the history of the Iranian people’s struggle for freedom

A Message to workers and Labor Syndicates and honored Italian people To active members and authorities of CGIL, CISL and UIL in Italy Dear Friends Accept our regards from the beating warm heart of one of the most important centers of people’s struggle for freedom and equality. From the International Committee Against Execution. Your solidarity …

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Feb 03 2010

In defence of Iranian asylum seekers

Letter of the Federation of Iranian Refugees to the European Union and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees about the situation in Iran and the condition of the Iranian asylum seeker Copy: human rights organizations I am writing to put to you a few points about Iran and the condition of the Iranian asylum …

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Feb 02 2010

Remember Them!

Dear friend I want you to remember two names – Mohammad Reza Ali Zamani and Arash Rahmanipour. They were two young men who were executed by the Islamic regime of Iran at dawn this past Thursday, January 28 for the ‘crime’ of ‘enmity against god’. Yet another two beloved, murdered for protesting medievalism and theocracy …

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