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09/21/10

Rallies planned to protest Ahmadinejad's UN visit

Source: Union for Advancement of Secular Democracy in Iran (UASDI)

Say No to Ahmadinejad's presence at UN General Assembly
Ahmadinejad does not represent the Iranian people

 

 Media Contact:
404-483-0256
uasdi.action@gmail.com

Union for Advancement of Secular Democracy in Iran (UASDI) is planning protest actions against Ahmadinjed's presence at UN General Assembly.

New York, NY, September 20, 2010  --Ahmadinejad who became the Islamic Republic's president following a fraudulent  election June 2009 is coming to New York again to speak at the United Nations on September 23, 2010. Union for Advancement of Secular Democracy in Iran is sponsoring and organizing several events on September 23rd.
 

Schedule of the Events:

Event

Event Media Contact

Date, Time, Place

Key demands

Rally @ UN: No to AhmadiNejad, Yes to Secular Democracy in Iran

Rally media contact:
Farid Ashkan
718-309-1996

 

Date: September 23, 2010

Time: 2:30-5:30 PM

Place: 47th Street and 1st Avenue

Ahmadinejad does not represent the Iranian people Protesting HR violations in Iran Asking the delegates to walk out on Ahmadinjed Freedom for all political prisoners in Iran

 

Sept 23 Presentation of collage to United Nations asking for end to torture and execution in Iran.

Collage media Contact: Negeene Mosaed
760-217-6001 

 

When: Sept. 23 @ United Nations annual assembly Where: 47th St and 1st Avenue Agenda:  2:30-5:30 keynote speakers and presentation of 3,000 plus signatures from citizens of US and Canada

We call upon Secretary Gen. Ban Ki-Moon and High commissioner Navatnam Pillay to take urgent measures to protect human rights of Iranian citizens:

To appoint special Envoy for fact finding mission on the condition of political prisoners to investigate claims of torture and cruel conditions in Iran's prisons. 

Meet with Members of Bar Association in Iran investigating their restrictions and inability to defend their clients.

Recommend UN Human rights council to appoint Special Rapporteur to investigate the human rights crisis in Iran by documenting claims of prisoners of conscience who have fled Iran and those awaiting and serving sentences in prison.

Aerial advertisement against Ahmadinejad

Kourosh Parsa: 203-570-6964

Date: September 23, 2010

Time: 5-6:30 PM

New York City Along East River

Hold Ahmadinejad accountable for murder, rape and torture.

Rally @ Hilton East Hotel

Rally media contact:
Kourosh Parsa
203-570-6964

Date: September 23, 2010

Time: 7-8 PM

Place: 42nd Street and 2nd Avenue

Across Hilton East Hotel

 

Hold the Islamic Republic and Ahmadinejad accountable for gross Human Rights violations in Iran

Mobile Billboard

Mehrab Z Dero
404-483-0256

New York City: September 23rd between 9 AM-4 PM

- Ahmadinejad does not represent the Iranian people

- Free all political prisoners in Iran

Promotion Video

video production media contact: PanteA Bahrami:
1-646-575-3690

 

video

 

Walkout Petition:

Contact: 
Jaleh Behrouzi
703-340-7726

 

petition

Walkout of the delegates at the UN General Assembly when Ahmadinejad takes the podium

Campaign Website.

 

www.uasdi.com 

 

 

Facebook Link:

 

 facebook

 

 Actions

1. Rally @ UN: Caravans from several cities h ave been organized to arrive at the UN on September 23rd to protest Ahmadinejad's presence at UN General Assembly. We are  calling on all freedom loving Iranians in North America as well as freedom loving Americans to join our protest of Ahmadinejad's appearance at the UN General Assembly and join us in calling for the establishment of a secular democracy and abolishment of all forms of discrimination in Iran. [1]

Date: September 23, 2010
Time: 2:30-5:30 PM
Place: 47th Street and 1st Avenue

Rally media contact: Farid Ashkan 718-309-1996

2. Presentation of collage to United Nations asking for end to torture and execution in Iran.

When: Sept. 23 @ United Nations annual assembly
Where: 47th St and 1st Avenue

Agenda:  2:30-5:30 keynote speakers and presentation of 3,000 plus signatures from citizens of US and Canada

Who:  Thousands of citizens of US and Canada rally to protest violation of human rights in Iran during Ahmadinejads visit to the U.S.

Demands from United Nations to be read aloud in front of United Nations building, as stated below

On sept. 23 thousands will gather in front of United Nations building (47th St. and First Ave.)

We call upon Secretary Gen. Ban Ki-Moon and High commissioner Navatnam Pillay to take urgent measures to protect human rights of Iranian citizens:

  • To appoint special Envoy for fact finding mission on the condition of political prisoners to investigate claims of torture and cruel conditions in Iran's prisons.

  • Meet with Members of Bar Association in Iran investigating their restrictions and inability to defend their clients.
  • Recommend UN Human rights council to appoint Special Rapporteur to investigate the human rights crisis in Iran by documenting claims of prisoners of conscience who have fled Iran and those awaiting and serving sentences in prison.
  • Transmitting urgent appeals and communications to the Islamic Republic of Iran to release all political detainees.

Collage Media Contact: Negeene Mosaed 760-217-6001 

3. Aerial Advertisement:  A small airplane will carry a banner against the Islamic republic and Ahmadinejad along East River (New York City] from 5-6:30 PM on September 23rd.

Media Contact: Kourosh Parsa: 203-570-6964

4. Rally @ Hilton East Hotel: Ahmadinejad and his entourage are staying at this Hotel. We will be assembling there to protest the Human Rights violations in Iran.

Date: September 23, 2010
Time: 7-8 PM
Place: 42nd Street and 2nd Avenue
Across Hilton East Hotel

Rally media contact: Kourosh Parsa: 203-570-6964

5. Promotion Video: While the 6 minutes promotion video is in Persian, it portrays the human rights violations in the Islamic Republic in the past 31 years. The 6 minutes video is a human rights violations indictment of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

 

Video production media contact: PanteA Bahrami: 1-646-575-3690

6. Mobile Billboard: A truck will be driving through New York City downtown area on September 23rd between 9 AM-4 PM to publicize our campaign against Human rights violations in Iran, our call for freedom of political prisoners in Iran, our dismay with the religious apartheid and call for establishment of secular democracy in Iran.  Call our media contact for truck route in New York City:

 

Mobile Billboard media contact: Mehrab Z. Dero 404-483-0256

7. Petition: UASDI is asking the delegates from different countries at the UN General Assembly to refuse to honor Ahmadinejad's presence at the UN by boycotting his speech to the General Assembly. Close to thousand people have signed this petition so far. This act will reaffirm the delegate's rejection of violence and repression against millions of Iranian people. It will also be a message to the Iranian people that they are not alone in their quest for freedom and justice.

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/boycotahmadinejad/

Contact:  Jaleh Behrouzi 703-340-7726  

8. Campaign Website: www.uasdi.com

9. Facebook Link
 

Union for Advancement of Secular Democracy in Iran (North America)

(The Union is composed of Iranian-American and Iranian-Canadian  organizations and groups from across North America, who have a shared belief in, and advocate the principles of democracy, the separation of religion and state, and the full implementation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Iran.)

For more information on upcoming actions in New York City, call your local number in North America:

 

1. New Jersey: 973-896-7771

2. New York: 718-309-1996

3. Connecticut: 203-570-6964

4. Chicago: 847-970-1553

5. DC: 703-340-7726

6. Orange County 714 469 6126

7. San Francisco 510-725-8108

8. Atlanta: 404-483-0256

9. Montreal: 514-624-4648

10. Boston: 978-202-5510

11. Los Angeles: 818-472-9996

12. Texas: 512-905-4940

13. Arizona: 480-206-6688

14. Toronto: 905-780-5947

15. Fresno: 559-908-1979

16. Ottawa: 1613-232-5900 x444

 

If your city is not listed above, please contact our actions coordinator Shahla Abghari at 770-698-0851.

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