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Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oct 29 2010

Maryam will be in Venice, Italy for Neda Day events this weekend

Date: 29-31 October 2010 Place: Venice Italy Maryam Namazie will be involved in the city’s Neda Day events along with Mina Ahadi and others

Oct 28 2010

Defend Maryam Ghorbanzadeh

After being savagely beaten up in Tabriz prison, Maryam sadly miscarried. This simply worsens her situation and makes the matter all the more of an emergency. Please sign this petition for not only her, but also Azar Bagheri, another young woman iin a similar situation. Maryam is in the same prison as Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, …

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Oct 28 2010

The Islamic regime has tortured Sajjad and Houtan

PR 82 27 October 2010 Houtan and the two German journalists have been transferred to Tabriz prison According to information obtained by the International Committees against stoning and executions, Sajjad, the son of Sakineh and Houtan Kian, her lawyer, are subjected to pressure and severe torture in a prison of Tabriz. According to our sources, …

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Oct 28 2010

In support of Iranian refugees in Greece

Complaint by the International Federation of Iranian Refugees lodged with the European Court of Human Rights against the Greek government for its violation of refugees’ rights I submit this complaint on behalf of the International Federation of Iranian Refugees (IFIR) against the Greek government for its violation of the refugees’ rights in the country. A …

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Oct 25 2010

Resolution on boycotting the Islamic regime of Iran

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani has become an international cause celebre. World public opinion has been outraged at her sentence of death by stoning for adultery and the heinous torture and mistreatment she has faced over the past five years. Her case has brought focus on the repressive Islamic regime of Iran, its medieval judicial system based …

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Oct 25 2010

Interview with Mina Ahadi on arrests of Sakineh’s son and lawyer

Oct 22 2010

Open letter to Mr. Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council

Dear Mr. President, As we all know, the situation of women in some countries is abysmal. This is the case in countries under Islamic rule such as Afghanistan, Iran, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia, in which stoning to death (lapidation) for adultery is still being implemented. In Iran, there is the well known case of Sakineh …

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Oct 19 2010

Facebook: Is this to be the norm?

I just wrote this email to Facebook, which has again blocked links in my letter from One Law for All: I am told that a link to a letter from our organisation – One Law for All-to the British government has been deemed abusive and therefore been blocked. This is bordering on the ridiculous. The …

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Oct 19 2010

An Update on One Law for All Campaign

One Law for All is organising some exciting events in the coming months; we hope you can join us. PASSION FOR FREEDOM ART EXHIBITION 20-27 NOVEMBER 2010 WITH PRIVATE VIEWING ON SATURDAY 20 NOVEMBER 2010 One Law for All is pleased to present an art exhibition in London during 20-27 November 2010 in which a …

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Oct 18 2010

Sakineh’s son and lawyer to appear in court on 19 October

PR 81 18 October 2010 ICAS and ICAE has received news that at least two of the four people arrested last Sunday 10 October in Tabriz, Iran are due to appear in court tomorrow, Tuesday 19 October 2010. Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s 22 year old son, Sajjad Ghaderzadeh, and her lawyer, Houtan Kian, were with two …

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Oct 16 2010

16 October Day of Action

There will be actions in number of cities worldwide calling for the release of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s son and lawyer who were arrested along with two German journalists on 10 October 2010. The actions will also call for Ms Ashtiani’s release and an end to stoning and execution. Some actions can be seen here. The …

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Oct 14 2010

Mina Ahadi’s interview on recent arrests in Persian

Oct 12 2010

Urgent Action: Sakineh’s son and lawyer have been arrested

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s son, Sajjad Ghaderzadeh, and lawyer, Houtan Kian, were arrested along with a German journalist and photographer in Tabriz on 10 October 2010 at 1900 hours local time. The security forces raided the lawyer’s office where an interview was taking place and arrested all four. Their whereabouts are currently unknown and no news …

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Oct 12 2010

Open Letter demanding the release of Sakineh, her son, lawyer and two journalists

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s son, Sajjad Ghaderzadeh, and lawyer, Houtan Kian, were arrested along with a German journalist and photographer in Tabriz on 10 October 2010 at 1900 hours local time. The security forces raided the lawyer’s office where an interview was taking place and arrested all four. Their whereabouts are currently unknown and no news …

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Oct 11 2010

Update on Jamal Saberi’s case

Dear All! Just two months ago Jamal was released from prison. His fight for asylum and being safe from deportation however continue. In this article in the Japan Times by Simon Scott we find out more about the toll his ordeal has taken on Jamal’s mental and physical health. After 20 years of living in …

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Oct 11 2010

Press Release 79: Sajjad Ghaderzadeh and Houtan Kian have been arrested

Press Release 79: Sajjad Ghaderzadeh and Houtan Kian have been arrested 11 October 2010 Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s son and lawyer, Sajjad Ghaderzadeh and Houtan Kian respectively, were arrested along with two German journalists in Tabriz on 10 October 2010 at 1900 hours local time. The security forces raided the lawyer’s office where an interview was …

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Oct 08 2010

Mina Ahadi and Maryam Namazie meet with European Parliament Vice President on Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

Press Release 78, 8 October 2010 Mina Ahadi and Maryam Namazie meet with European Parliament Vice President on Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani Other events and actions to support World Day against the Death Penalty On 7 October 2010, Mina Ahadi, Spokesperson of the International Committees against Stoning and Execution, and Maryam Namazie, Spokesperson of Iran Solidarity, …

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Oct 05 2010

Act against the death penalty on 10 October

See list of actions for 10 October – Day against the Death Penalty. If you can rally or do an act of solidarity on the day, please email us at [email protected] Also see updated list of signatories of resolution against the death penalty here.

Oct 04 2010

Urgent Call to endorse resolution on capital punishment

Hello We are writing to ask if you would endorse our resolution on capital punishment to mark World Day against the Death Penalty. If so, please email your name, organisation if any, city and country to acti[email protected] The resolution can be found here. Please see our latest press releases and news on the Sakineh Mohammadi …

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Oct 04 2010

Resolution on Capital Punishment on the occasion of 10 October, World Day Against the Death Penalty

The death penalty is premeditated murder by the state. It must be unconditionally abolished worldwide. Abolition of the death penalty and valuing human life are the first steps toward fighting a ‘culture’ of killing in society. The death penalty is the most heinous form of premeditated murder in which a state, on behalf of society, …

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