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Protesters to greet Ahmadinejad in New York

Source: Where Is My Vote, New York

For those who would like to be there when Ahmadinjead is scheduled to arrive at the United Nations, you will need to gather as early as 8:00-8:30AM on Monday May 3rd to meet his motorcade. 

The WIMV-NY program and rally will begin at 10:00 AM, when the United Nations session is convened and during Ahmadinejad's scheduled address. 

photo: September 2009 protest in New York during Ahmadinejad's visit

The program information is as follows:

WHEN:         Monday, May 03, 2010 at 10:00 AM 

WHERE:       47th Street and 1st Avenue (Dag Hammarskjold Plaza)


  • Reza Aslan, Best-selling Author, Scholar and Commentatoron the Middle East
  • Hadi Ghaemi, Director of International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran
  • Shirin Neshat, Prominent Iranian Artist, Filmmaker, and Colleague of Imprisoned Filmmaker Jafar Panahi 
  • Faraz Sanei, Researcher with the Middle East and North Africa division of Human Rights Watch
  • Ali Akbar Mousavi-Khoeni, Former Iranian Member of Parliament and Political Prisoner
We ask that you please refrain from bringing any national flags.  We all love our countries and their symbols but at this action we strive for a united event with a message that doesn't appear factional

... Payvand News - 05/03/10 ... --

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