Monday, September 21, 2009

VOICES FOR IRAN: NO to Ahmadinjad! YES to Human Rights! Rally at UN

VOICES FOR IRAN: NO to Ahmadinjad! YES to Human Rights! Rally at UN

***INVITE EVERYONE!!! FORWARD EVERYWHERE!***

***DONATE! DONATE! DONATE! at voices4iran.org (it's tax deducible!)***

Join us in New York City, September 22nd, 23rd and 24th, as we raise our Voices for Iran and demand Ahmadinejad be held accountable for crimes against the Iranian people. We call upon the international community support human rights in Iran and reject the policies of military aggression and economic starvation.


SCHEDULE (check for updates at www.voices4iran.org):

*Tue. Sept. 22nd: 6:30pm – “Iran Alive” – (47th St. & 2nd Ave.)

Art installation and performance dedicated to the people of Iran. Iran Alive is short film projected on a 300-person human screen with audio featuring recorded protest messages from Iranians inside Iran.
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* Wed. Sept. 23rd: 12:30pm - Rally outside the Iran Mission to the UN (40th st, & 3rd Ave.)

The Iran Mission serves as Ahmadinejad’s NYC headquarters. He reportedly will be having meetings there all day. Let’s make our presence felt. At 3pm we will begin a procession to the UN plaza.


*Wed. Sept. 23rd: 4:00pm – Rally outside the United Nations Building (47th st. & 2nd Ave)

Ahmadinejad speaks before the UN General Assembly around 5:00pm; our rally will last the duration of his speech.
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*Thursday. Sept 24th: 10am: March with the Green Scroll across the Brooklyn Bridge (gather at Cadman Plaza Park in Brooklyn)

*Thursday. Sept 24th: Music for Iran, social event fundraiser (location and time TBA)


PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE:
Denis Halliday, Ali Akbar Mousavi Khoeini, Mansour Farhang, Reese Erlich and more TBA.

PERFORMANCES BY: Arash Sobhani from Kiosk, Freedom Glory Project, Sohrab Saadat, Haale, Revolution of the Mind, Meetra A. Sofia, Turaj and more TBA.




OUR MESSAGE:

Hold Ahmadinejad Accountable. Say no to torture, killings, rape. Say yes to freedom of speech, assembly. End the show trials. Free all political prisoners and prisoners of conscience, and hold the real criminals accountable. Remember Neda and Sohrab, and all the victims of state violence. Oppose war and economic sanctions.

JOIN US:

We aim to have the single biggest international action ever in support of Iranian rights in one location. We encourage everyone to come to New York City September 23rd and 24th. Together we can send a message that is heard loud and clear!

Delegations are coming from all over North America and Europe including D.C., Toronto, San Fransisco, Paris, Stockholm, L.A., Seattle, Atlanta, Vancouver, Orange County, Austin, Phoenix, Houston, College Park PA and more...

Email us to find the delegation near you!

Hotels: Check out hotels.com or email us at delegations.voicesforiran@gmail.com.

For more information go to http://voices4iran.org/

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