TODAY’S HEADLINE

Solidarity with political prisoners on hunger strike

Since July 30, a group of about 20 political prisoners have gone on hunger strike to protest against cruel detention conditions and against their forcible transfer to a high-security section of Raja’i Shahr prison in Karaj, west of Tehran. According to August 22 statement by Amnesty International, among these prisoners “are prisoners of conscience including human rights defenders, trade […]

Iranian-Americans protest for immediate release of Narges Mohammadi and Reza Shahini


Iranian-American protest to Free Narges Mohammadi in San Diego on Oct. 29
Dozens of people lined Horton plaza in San Diego Saturday to protest Iran’s sentencing of several dual-nationals, and to demand their immediate release.

Protest to Free Narges Mohammadi-Oct. 29 2016 at 5:00P.M.

PROTEST To Free Narges Mohammadi
This event is sponsored by Amnesty International

San Diego- Oct. 29 2016 @ 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.
Broadway in front of Horton Plaza between 3rd and 4th

Narges Mohamadi, mother of two, who suffers
from a critical medical condition is imprisoned
for defending human rights in Iran. Let’s be her voice

Road to Democracy with Dr. Holakouee-July 2010

– Saturday July 17th 3-6:00pm – Mesa Collage, Bldg G Room 101

2010 January Event: Afternoon with Ahmad Batebi

Coalition for Human Rights and Democracy in Iran, organized a three hour gathering with human right activist and former political prisoner, Mr. Ahmad Batebi. Over 150 people, from diverse age groups, ethnicity, and political background attended the program in UCSD Multipurpose room from 2:00-5:00 pm to listen to Mr. Batebi retelling his first-hand experiences with the prison guards, investigators, and the juridical system in Islamic Republic of Iran. His speech was both instantly translated for non-Farsi speakers among the audience and videotaped for future references.

2010 May Event: The Plight of Religious Minorities in Iran

On the panel participating: Soodabeh Eshraghi and Faryar Nikbakht, Mansoor Godarz Lavaee
Soodabeh Eshraghi became a member of the Baha’i Faith in the United States in 1978.She obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Economics from the University of San Francisco.
Faryar Nikbakht is Founder and active member of “Committee for Religious Minority Rights in Iran”, (CRMRI), advocating equal rights for all Iranians (1997- Present)

Demonstration for Freedom in Iran-June 2010

When:Saturday June 12th 6:30 8:30 p.m Where:Broadway infront of Horton Plaza, Downtown San Diego.

Panel Discussion on Crime against Humanity in Iran-October 2010

The discussion panel will include: Jamal Khoshnood is one of the very few political prisoners who had witnessed and has survived the massacre of political prisoners in Iran at summer of 1988. مکان: San Diego Mesa College, Room G-101 7250 Mesa College Drive • San Diego, California • 92111-4998   زمان: Saturday October 30th from 2 – 6 p.m. […]

For Nasrin Sotoudeh-December 2012

Demonstration in support of uprising in Iran- 2011 February

Where: In front of the San Diego Horton Plaza in Broadway When: Sunday February 20th at 1:30pm

The Final Word- June 2016

A documentary about Ahmad Shamlou’s life and poems. Address: North University Community Library 8820 Judicial Dr. San Diego, CA 92122 June 5th from 2 to 5p.m.

Say No to Executions in Iran-October 2015

Say no executions in Iran-
We call on everyone to join us in Downtown San Diego to protest the wave of executions in Iran against dissidents by Iranian regime. Saturday, October 10. Broadway in front of Horton Plaza between 3rd and 4th street at 3:00pm.

Say No to Religious Persecution in Iran- March 2014

•End religious persecution in Iran
•Free pastor Saeed Abedini from Iranian prison now
•Demand observation of human rights in the negotiations with Iran
Join Us to Demand:
Saeed’s Freedom as Well as All Prisoners of Conscience in Iran
Date: Saturday March 15th at 3:00pm
Location: Broadway between 3rd and 4th street (in front of Horton Plaza), Downtown San Diego

Condemn New Wave of Executions in Iran

CONDEMN NEW WAVE OF EXECUTIONS IN IRAN.
CONDEMN OVER 200 EXECUTIONS UNDER ROUHANI’S RULE AND HANGING OF MORE THAN 40 POLITICAL PRISONERS DURING THE LAST 10 DAYS IN IRAN. DEMAND IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF 7 IRANIAN DISSIDENTS TAKEN HOSTAGE.
RALLY AGAINST VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN IRAN!
DEMAND THE RELEASE OF THE 7 IRANIAN DISSIDENTS ABDUCTED BY IRAQ’S MALEKI, WHO ARE IN DANGER OF BEING HANDED OVER TO IRAN AND FACE EXECUTION.

CONDEMN TORTURE AND EXECUTION IN IRAN

Iran has today the highest execution rate in the world, per capita. Only between 22 October and 14 November, in less than a month, 100 people were executed. This is far higher than any other period in recent years. Amnesty International has raised alarm and pleaded to the Iranian government to halt executions, to no […]

Free Nasrin Sotoudeh and all Political Prisoners in Iran

Coalition for Human Rights and Democracy in Iran held a demonstration in downtown San Diego on Dec. 15, 2012 to protest against human rights abuse in Iran. Attendees gathered to protest against the barbaric regime of Iran, demanding the freedom of Nasrin Sotoudeh and all political prisoners in Iran.

Coalition for Democracy and Human Rights in Iran

CDHRI is a nonprofit, none-religious organization dedicated to the advancement of democracy and human rights in Iran, as defined by the United Nations charter. CDHRI aims to advocate human rights in Iran through coordinating events, publications, information sharing and organizational opportunities for the Iranian American community. CDHRI aims to provide the public with information about […]