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.