Tag Archive: Freedom

Jun 21 2013

I dream of freedom

Here’s a video of a recent street party in Tehran. Remember that mixing of sexes, dancing and non-religious music are banned. Whilst that doesn’t stop anyone, doing so on the streets transforms it into a form of resistance. The young men and women can be heard singing: I have a dream; I dream of freedom… …

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May 26 2013

Secularism is my right; freedom is my culture


Below is my speech at the May 2013 Women in Secularism conference in Washington DC. Participants joined in an action to defend Amina Tyler, Imad Iddine Habib, Bangladesh’s bloggers and Alex Aan (photo on left).   * The outrage over the attempted assassination of 15 year old Malala Yousefzai shot by the Taliban for defending …

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Jan 11 2012

Free at last


(Via Omid Behrouzi on Facebook)