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07/29/09

Photos: Iran Global Day Of Action Rally in San Francisco, California - Part II

Photos by Ali Moayedian (also see part I)


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Payvand.com - Thousands participated in the Global Day Of Action rally in San Francisco on July 25th. The demonstrators, mostly Iranian-Americans from Bay Area,  converged at Civic Center Plaza on Saturday from 12-4 pm to show solidarity with the people in Iran who are protesting the outcome of the June 12 presidential election there and demanding an annulment.
 


 

The San Francisco rally was part of a global effort which was initiated by Firuzeh Mahmoudi, an Iranian-American from Berkeley and mother of two, and expanded to around 140 cities and towns across the globe.

Firuzeh who is an environmental consultant at the United Nations, took time off from work and moved into action after she viewed the violent crackdown by government forces in response to the peaceful protests by the people in Iran.

There were many speakers at the event including State Attorney General Jerry Brown, San Francisco Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, Brisbane Mayor Sepi Richardson, former Iranian MP Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, and many others.
 


Global Day Of Action was the brainchild of Firuzeh Mahmoudi



Former Iranian MP Fatemeh Haghighatjoo. She was also part of the hunger strike at UN
headquarters in New York from July 22-24 (
strike4iran.com)

 

Mansour Taeed, Artist

 

San Francisco Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi was one of the organizers of the event

 

Sepi Richardson, Iranian-American Mayor of Brisbane, California

 



event volunteers



Hamed Nikpay and his band performed at the event


 





Bay Area Iranian-American Voter Association
 


Sepi Richardson


 






 

For more information about Iran's Global Day Of Action, please visit united4iran.org.

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