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Monthly Archive: November 2010

Nov 08 2010

Statement by the International Federation of Iranian Refugees on the Striking Asylum Seekers in Greece

The refugee detention centers in Greece are packed with Iranian, Iraqi and Afghan asylum seekers. It is reported that refugees, the sick and the healthy, are crammed into salons at decaying old detention centers. These locales have nothing in common with modern facilities, especially in Europe, and are totally unhygienic, unwholesome environments. The intolerable conditions …

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Nov 07 2010

York speaking engagement

Date: 08 November 2010 Time: 7.30pm Venue: Denham Room, Priory Street Centre, 15 Priory Street, York YO1 6ET Maryam Namazie will be speaking at a meeting organised by the North Yorkshire Humanist Group

Nov 05 2010

Has God gone Global?

I’ll be on a panel called Has God Gone Global? at the BBC Radio 3 Freethinking Festival this Sunday afternoon. For more information, click here.

Nov 04 2010

A response to the Islamic Republic of Iran’s deceptions regarding Sakineh’s impending execution

PR No. 88 4 November 2010 An immediate and worldwide public outcry followed an urgent press release by the International Committees against Stoning and Execution giving notice of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s imminent execution. Shortly thereafter more than half a million people sent letters of protest, there were two million tweets on Sakineh, and rallies and …

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Nov 03 2010

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani still faces execution

Press Release number 85 Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani still faces execution Global protests must continue 3 November 2010 According to reports received today, global protests have managed to prevent the execution of Iran stoning case Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani as of now. However the threat of imminent execution remains. A global public outcry immediately followed news of …

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Nov 02 2010

Successful Protest in Paris tonight

In protest at the planned execution of Sakineh Ashtiani several women and human rights organizations together with the International Committee against Stoning and Iran Solidarity organized a successful protest in front of the Islamic regime of Iran’s embassy in Paris today. The protest started at 2pm with speeches by representatives of the organizations. The press …

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Nov 02 2010

Successful Protest in Brussels tonight

The protest in front of the European Parliament in Brussels at 6pm tonight was organised by Anne-Marie Lizin (Honorary Speaker of the Belgian Senate) and Viviane Teitelbaum (Chair of Women’s Council of Belgium) and was attended by representatives of the Green Party (Belgium), the Christian Democratic Party (Belgium), the philosopher Daniel Schiffer, Maryam Namazie, spokesperson …

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Nov 02 2010

March with us to save Sakineh from Paris to Brussels on 2 November

ACT NOW PLEASE NOTE: WE WILL BE GATHERING AT THE EMBASSY OF THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN IN PARIS AT 2PM (4 Avenue d’Iéna 75116 Paris) AND MARCHING TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT IN BRUSSELS. JOIN US. WE MUST SAVE SAKINEH’S LIFE AND SECURE HER FREEDOM AND THAT OF HER SON, LAWYER AND THE TWO GERMAN …

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Nov 01 2010

ACT NOW: Iran stoning case, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani to be executed on 3 November

The Islamic regime of Iran plans to execute Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani on 3 November ACT NOW According to news received by the International Committee against Stoning and International Committee against Execution on 1 November 2010, the authorities in Tehran have given the go ahead to Tabriz prison for the execution of Iran stoning case Sakineh …

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Nov 01 2010

The Islamic regime of Iran plans to execute Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani immediately

PR 84 1 November 2010 The Islamic regime of Iran plans to execute Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani immediately According to news received by the International Committee against Stoning and International Committee against Execution on 1 November 2010, the authorities in Tehran have given the go ahead to Tabriz prison for the execution of Iran stoning case …

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