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City of San Jose Declares Solidarity with Iranian-American Community

Mayor and councilmembers of city of San Jose, California signed a letter on July 10, expressing their solidarity with San Jose Iranian American community and their concern over the recent events in Iran. 

City of San Jose
200 East Santa Clara Street
San Jose, Ca. 95113

July 10, 2009

We would like to express our solidarity with our San Jose Iranian American community.

On July 2 2009, we witnessed the hunger strike and vigil sponsored by the local Iranian American community at San Jose City Hall. The community spoke of their deep concern and anguish over the events that have unfolded following the June 12 election in Iran.

Like member of our San Jose, Silicon Valley and Bay Area community we are concerned and hope for a swift and peaceful resolution to the current conflict in the homeland of our Iranian American residents. It is imperative that the fundamental human rights of democracy and freedom of expression are respected.

The letter is signed by:
Chuck Reed

Judy Chirco
Kansen Chu
Pete Constant
Rose Herrera
Ash Kalra
Sam Liccardo
Madison Nguyen
Pierluigi Oliverio

see the original letter


Related Event:

Rally in San Francisco on July 25,
Global Day of Action

Rallies are being held on July 25 in over 50 cities around the globe in solidarity with the people in Iran

... Payvand News - 07/21/09 ... --

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