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Zahra Rahnavard: "We will not back down"

Source: Mir Hossein Mousavi's facebook

Zahra Rahnavard - writer, university professor and wife of Mir Hossein Mousavi - met with family of Green Martyr Sohrab Arabi and in response to recent attacks and propaganda against Green leaders from official platforms by totalitarians stressed: "We are not afraid of threats, slanders and insults and will not back down."

Zahra Rahnavard (left) with Parvin Fahimi, mother of Green martyr, Sohrab Arabi

In this visit Zahra Rahnavard called the Green Movement, a wise and proud movement and added: "We are standing till our very last breath to fulfill the values of Islamic Republic and freedom; and I anticipate the day that our children live in an environment full of freedom, faith and joy. This country belongs to all the people from every class and layer and with any belief and idea; other companions of Green Movement and I are trying for freedom of the entire nation."

Zahra Rahnavard in another part of her remarks said: "The bloods of Sohrab, Neda, Roholamini, Hassanpour, Pourandarjani, Javadifar, Shabnam Sohrabi, Kiyanoush Asaa, Fatemeh Samsaarpour, Ramin Ramezani and other Green martyrs are warm in the veins of our beliefs and the courage of imprisoned women and men is the lead of our path."

In this meeting Parvin Fahimi - mother of Green martyr, Sohrab Arabi - by recalling her memories of Islamic Revolution days said: "We all sacrificed for the victory of Islamic Republic; so what has happened now that the government emerged from this revolution kills my child and the children of others - my child who voted for his desired candidate in the [presidential] elections and when felt that his vote was taken for granted by participating in a peaceful protest cried "Where Is My Vote?" Was this enough reason for them to shoot him and take his life?"

Mother of this Green martyr at the end by pointing to the recent threats against the families of Green Martyrs to silence them stressed: "These threats have no effect on our determination and we will to continue the path of our martyred children; and we will continue their path until fulfilling their principles."

... Payvand News - 01/07/11 ... --

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