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Stop the State-sanctioned violence against Cuban artists and journalists
As of December 2nd, the State Police has once again arrested Cuban artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara and curator Claudia Genlui. THEY ARE DISAPPEARED AT THE MOMENT. He was just released from the hospital the night before after the Security forces forcibly removed and briefly detained the five members on hunger strike and nine other people in the house, citing violations of coronavirus protocols.
World-renowned Cuban artists such as Tania Bruguera and Reynier Leyva Novo, who are not part of the San Isidro Movement, but are supportive of them, have been restricted by the Sta...
Iran: tortured prisoner needs medical care: kamran ghaderi
Austrian-Iranian businessman Kamran Ghaderi is serving a 10-year prison sentence after a grossly unfair trial that relied on “confessions” obtained under torture to convict him of “co-operating with hostile states against the Islamic Republic”. He was denied access to a lawyer and his family, and he needs ongoing medical care for a tumour in his left leg Austrian-Iranian businessman Kamran Ghaderi is serving a 10-year prison sentence after a grossly unfair trial that relied on “confessions” obtained under torture to convict him of “co-operat...
Let Iranian Women In
We, the undersigned, hereby state the following: Whereas the right to gender equality is enshrined in a variety of international documents, including the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights; We, the undersigned, hereby state the following: Whereas the right to gender equality is enshrined in a variety of international documents, including the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights;
Support the People of Iran
Iranian and international human rights organizations, advocates, independent experts, and activists express grave concerns over the violent clampdown against protesters and the subsequent internet blackout in Iran.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has cut the country off from the outside world by shutting the internet down, and has been violently repressing, arresting, and in some instances killing protesters. Such acts constitute clear violations of Iran’s national and international obligations to its citizens based on Iran’s constitution and international treati...
Stop the execution of three peaceful protesters in Iran
Three Iranian protesters arrested during anti-government protests in November 2019, have been sentenced to execution. During November protests, a complete Internet shut down all across Iran prevented the world seeing the reality of the oppression and murder that was taking place. Recently three protesters were sentenced to death by judge Abolghassem Salavati, whom the US imposed sanctions on and whom is known for being cruel and unjust to Iranians and dual citizens. Sign the petition to stop their execution. Act now
Iran: Free Nasrin Sotoudeh
In prisons across Iran, there have been people who have tested positive for COVID-19. This raises grave concerns for prisoners in Iran, including human rights lawyer and prisoner of conscience Nasrin Sotoudeh. Take action and demand she is released now. Read more here
Condemn the extradition & execution of Iranian political prisoner Mostafa Salimi
Mr Mostafa Salimi, an Iranian political prisoner, was extraxted by Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), to the Islamic Republic of Iran's authorities, knowing very well he will be executed. On 11th April 2020, despite the COVID19 unprecedented circumstances, Mr Salimi was hanged by the Islamic regime in Iran, shortly after being arrested and handed over to the Iranian authorities by the KRG. Sign this petition to condemn the KRG’s act, clearly against any human rights and UN conventions. They have to be held accountable for this heinous act.
Urgent care for prisoners in Iran
Due to border closures and travel restrictions, the people of Iran are currently in severe captivity under an unreliable theocracy and a corrupt, untrustworthy government. The undersigned are petitioning the United Nations and its World Health Organization to send urgent care, medical supplies and basic necessities through non-governmental channels to the most vulnerable population: 1. Prisoners (political and non-political) 2. People below the poverty line. Read More here