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Monthly Archive: November 2010

Nov 30 2010

Shahla Jahed to be executed tomorrow

According to information received by the International Committee against Execution Shahla Jahed’s family and lawyer have been informed that Shahla will be executed tomorrow, Wednesday 1 December, in Evin prison. We are asking everyone to immediately voice your protest by calling, faxing and emailing your protests to the Islamic Regime’s authorities in Iran as well …

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Nov 30 2010

Shahla Jahed’s message from Evin prison

A few minutes ago, Shahla Jahed called me from Evin prison on the phone, and while thanking for all of the efforts that have been made to save her, said that she has received the execution sentence [they have given her the paper], and she is supposed to be hanged tomorrow morning. I call upon …

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Nov 24 2010

Art Competition Winners and Exhibition

See art competition winners and a report of the packed opening night for the Passion for Freedom art exhibition in London here.

Nov 24 2010

The hope of saving Sakineh’s life is higher than ever

PR No. 102 22 November 2010 The International Campaign to “Save Sakineh” continues in full force Today, Mohammad Javad Larijani, the head of human rights council in the judiciary of the Islamic Republic of Iran, announced via Press TV that there is a good chance of saving Sakineh’s life. But according to existing conflicting statements …

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Nov 19 2010

Private Viewing of Passion for Freedom Art Exhibition

I’ll be at the art exhibition’s private viewing on Saturday 20 November and then be out of office for most of next week. I’ll be back on 29 November. Here is info on art exhibition: One Law for All is pleased to present a private viewing of an art exhibition in London on 20 November …

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Nov 18 2010

Demonstrations in Germany, Saturday Nov 20

To Free Sakineh, Shahla Jahed, Sajjad, Hootan and the imprisoned lawyers To Free the two German journalists Shahla Jahed is a young woman that the regime has decided to execute after 8 years imprisonment, on Wednesday Dec. 1. Shahla’s lawyer says that her file includes 10 legal discrepancies. Islamic Republic is at the moment incapable …

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Nov 16 2010

The Islamic Republic’s TV Show against Sakineh and the Arrestees of This Case

PR No. 97 15 November 2010 In tonight’s airing of news program “Eight-thirty,” the Islamic Republic’s “Seda va Sima” aired a clip of the Information Ministry obtaining “confessions” from its prisoners. In this program, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, her son Sajjad Ghaderzadeh, her lawyer Houtan Kian and the two German journalists associated with Bild Am Sonntag …

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Nov 15 2010

REMINDER OF UPCOMING EVENTS: 20 November private art gallery viewing and 11 December conference on Apostasy, Sharia Law and Human Rights

PASSION FOR FREEDOM PRIVATE VIEWING ON SATURDAY 20 NOVEMBER 2010 One Law for All is pleased to present a private viewing of an art exhibition in London on 20 November 2010 from 18.30-21.30 hours in which a group of international artists address the controversial subject of religion and human rights. The exhibition includes pieces on …

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Nov 15 2010

Sakineh’s son and lawyer are still incarcerated in single cells without visiting rights!

PR No 93 10 November 2010 The Islamic judicial system is criminal in every sense of the word! Jaavid Hutan-Kian and Sajad Qader-Zadeh are still in solitary confinement. They are both prohibited from receiving visitors, and all their families’ efforts to establish visiting rights and employ a lawyer have been met with negative responses from …

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Nov 15 2010

Iran: Another bus worker arrested as attacks on trade unionists intensifies

Iran: Another bus worker arrested as attacks on trade unionists intensifies Another member of Tehran’s bus workers’ union was arrested on Tuesday 10 November. Homayoon Jaaberi was detained at the Intelligence Ministry as he was making enquiries about the situation of another colleague, Gholamhosseini, who had been detained a week earlier. Mr Jaaberi’s computer and …

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Nov 14 2010

You are fabricating a case against Sakineh Ashtiani, and you want to buy time!

PR No. 94 November 10, 2010 To Ayatollah Ejehi and other judicial authorities of the Islamic Republic: You are fabricating a case against Sakineh Ashtiani, and you want to buy time! Gholam-Hosein Ejehi, Attorney General and spokesman of the Islamic Republic’s Judiciary, said today, in an interview with the Iranian official news agency (IRNA), ‘we …

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Nov 14 2010

FEMEN: Women must be free!

After their semi-clothed protest in Kiev a couple of days ago in support of Sakineh Ashtiani, FEMEN activists are being interviewed by Sohaila Sharifi on NCTV live. Watch the interview in English, and at the end of the clip the summary of the interview in Farsi.

Nov 12 2010

I’ll be speaking in Bournemouth tomorrow 13 November

Date: 13 November 2010 Time: 2.00pm Venue: Moordown Community Centre, Bournemouth BH9 1TW Maryam Namazie will be speaking on Sharia Law and Women’s Rights to a meeting organised by the Dorset Humanists.

Nov 12 2010

Call for immediate fundraising for Jamal Saberi!

We thank all of you who helped to save Jamal from the danger of being deported to Iran and getting him out of detention in Japan. However, we wanted to inform you that Jamal urgently needs financial support. When the Free Jamal Campaign was first informed about Jamal’s situation we contacted friends and supporters and …

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Nov 12 2010

FEMEN: Congratulations on your act of solidarity with Sakineh and against capital punishment

Dear activists of Femen We wanted to write and congratulate you on your act of solidarity with Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani and your opposition to ‘state-sanctioned murder.’ Whilst Ukrainian officials were ‘ashamed’ of your display and stood firmly with the Islamic Republic of Iran’s killing machine, we, as women’s rights campaigners who have been leading the …

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Nov 11 2010

Iran’s bid to UN Women been rebuffed – Finally!

Western lobbying bars Iran from peak UN women’s agency From The Times November 11, 2010 IRAN’S bid for a seat on the board of a prestigious new UN agency promoting women’s rights has been emphatically rebuffed, with Australia playing a strategic role in its defeat. Western governments and human rights organisations mounted a last-ditch operation …

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Nov 11 2010

Waleed Must be Released Immediately

The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain condemns the arrest of 26 year old Palestinian internet blogger Waleed Al-Husseini by the Palestinian Authority for exercising his right to free speech. Waleed has written on his Blog: “My criticism of Islam and its “holy” symbols is not due to a feeling of resentment or a desire to …

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Nov 11 2010

2010 CEMB AGM Preliminary Notice

Members are advised that the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain is holding a Conference from 10.00-19.00 hours and the Third Annual General Meeting from 19.00-19.20 hours on Saturday 11 December 2010 in London; a social event follows the AGM. The AGM segment of the day is only open to members. Members are requested to RSVP …

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Nov 10 2010

Letter from Bruno Malattia, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s new lawyer

PRESIDENT OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT Mr. JERZY BUZEK copy to SUPREME LEADER OF IRAN ALI KHAMENEI HEAD OF THE JUDICIARY SADEQH LARIJANI HEAD OF THE JUDICIARY IN EAST AZERBAIJAN PROVINCE MALEK-ASHTAR SHARIFI SECRETARY GENERAL HIGH COUNCIL OF HUMAN RIGHTS MOHAMMAD JAVAD LARIJANI Pordenone, 6 novembre 2010 International Committee against Stoning –Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani I write on …

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Nov 09 2010

Sakineh an honorary citizen of Venissieux

The town council of Vénissieux, a municipality in the suburbs of Lyon (France), decided to make Sakineh Ashtiani an honorary citizen of Vénissieux. In a ceremony on Friday 5 November the town council adopted the motion to support Sakineh Ashtiani and against stoning in Iran. The town’s mayor Ms Michèle Picard wrote a letter in …

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