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Monthly Archive: February 2011

Feb 26 2011

Urgent Call for the immediate release of Houtan Kian and Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani; Executions imminent

PR No. 120 February 25, 2011 According to the latest news received by the International Committees against Stoning and Execution, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s judiciary has sentenced Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani’s lawyer, Mr. Kian, to four consecutive death sentences! Three of these have been revoked, but the fourth, which is to be execution by the …

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Feb 25 2011

End the Tsunami of Executions in Iran

Add your name to the letter below or email us. The Islamic Republic of Iran is the execution capital of the world. Already in 2011, it has executed at least 86 people after unfair trials and forced confessions under torture – three times last year’s rate. It is the worst rise in executions since the …

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Feb 25 2011

Create a storm of solidarity with the people of Iran

Dear Friends & Supporters For 21 months now we have been mobilising international support and solidarity with the people in Iran in their struggle against the Islamic regime. Thanks to you, we have been successful in keeping the struggle in people’s hearts and minds. Our work more important than ever given that the protests in …

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Feb 23 2011

A quilt for Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

Maryam Namazie was the keynote speaker at the Amnesty International Regional Conference held on 19 February 2011 in Salisbury, UK. She spoke on Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, Stoning and Sharia Law to a crowd of over 100. Kate Allen, the AI UK’s director and long-time activists were present at the day-long conference. Participants made a quilt …

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Feb 23 2011

Shooting and Killing Demonstrators in Baghdad and other cities in Iraq

The Left Worker-communist Party of Iraq The Islamic-nationalist militia government of Iraq is terrified of the fate of the ruling regimes of Egypt and Tunisia! According to the news, the Maliki government has begun to fire on demonstrators in Al khadraa area, killing and wounding 13 people and also attacked the demonstrators viciously. It is …

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Feb 20 2011

A fight worth fighting

Hello Thank you so much to those of you who sent in donations following our December appeal for One Law for All. We managed to raise £2,700 and now have ten 100Club donors supporting us every month. With the money we’ve raised we are sending out letters to all Members of Parliament (including Peers) calling …

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Feb 20 2011

Fury as firm of solicitors offers sharia advice

From National Secular Society’s Newsline A Lancashire firm of solicitors, which has launched a new Family Law service offering clients UK civil legal representation alongside advice on Sharia law, has been attacked by campaigners who say Sharia law abuses the human rights of women. Emmetts solicitors, with offices in Preston and Longridge, is introducing the …

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Feb 19 2011

Sakineh, Sharia Law and Women’s Rights

Maryam will be speaking at the Amnesty International Regional Conference tofay in Salisbury, UK on Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, Sharia Law and Women’s Rights.

Feb 16 2011

On Channel 4′s Lessons in Hate and Violence – Statement of the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and One Law for All

17 February 2011 Channel 4’s Dispatches: Lessons in Hate and Violence on Islamic schools in Britain confirms the urgency of addressing the question of faith schools. Whilst the teachings of hatred in these schools are not surprising, it is nothing short of scandalous that vulnerable children are left to the mercy of Islamists despite years …

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Feb 16 2011

Dispatches: Lessons in Hate and Violence

I sobbed watching Dispatches: Lessons in Hate and Violence on Islamic faith schools here in Britain. I sobbed not for the hate speech and bigotry – which as a ‘kafir’ I am used to – but for the forgotten and vulnerable children beaten and humiliated day in and day out. The five year old boy …

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Feb 14 2011

Maryam Namazie speaking at European Parliament on executions in Iran

On Tuesday 15 February Maryam Namazie will be speaking at a 1500 hours press conference and 18:30 meeting at the European Parliament on the rising executions in Iran at Avenue du President Robert Schuman, 67000 Strasbourg.

Feb 13 2011

Mansoor Farzad is no longer amongst us

Today I and countless others have lost a beloved comrade and human being. My condolences to his lovely partner Susan Saberi, his children, family and mother. How he will be missed…

Feb 12 2011

Dictator is gone; dictatorship must also go!

With the stepping down of Hosni Mubarak under the crushing pressure of the revolution, people of Egypt have achieved their first goal. A dictator, who for nearly thirty years had made life hell for people in a country run on the model of market economy capitalism with the full political and military backing of the …

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Feb 09 2011

Speech at LSE on Sharia Law and Rights

Maryam Namazie and Anne Marie Waters will be speaking on Sharia Law and Rights at a meeting sponsored by the LSE Atheist and Humanist Society at 18.00pm on 10 February 2011.

Feb 03 2011

Enemies not Allies Seminar

On 26 January 2011 One Law for All held an important seminar to expose ‘Enemies, not Allies,’ which focused upon the far-Right and pro-Islamist Left groups. According to One Law for All’s Spokesperson, Maryam Namazie, ‘standing up against Sharia law and Islamism is crucial in this day and age but how and why it’s done …

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