International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran

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International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran:Condemn the execution of Farzad Kamangar and other political prisoners

Written by Saeed Valadbaygi Human Rights, Iran News, Workers’ Rights May 9, 2010

The Islamic Republic of Iran has executed education worker, teacher and human rights activist Farzad Kamangar and four other political prisoners in Iran today, May 9, 2010.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has executed education worker, teacher and human rights activist Farzad Kamangar and four political prisoners in Iran today, May 9, 2010.  According to the latest report, Mr. Farzad Kamangarn,Mr. Ali Heydarian, Mr. Farhad Vakilie, Ms. Shirin Alamhouli and Mr. Mehdi Eslamian were all executed today in Evin Prison. None of the lawyers nor the families of the defendants were aware of executions.
Street Journalist reports that “Evin prison phone lines have been disconnected by prison authorities from two days ago to execute political prisoners; Farzad Kamangarn child of Baghi, Ali Heydarian child of Ahad, Farhad Vakili child of Mohammad Saeed, Shirin Alamhouli child of Khezr and Mehdi Eslamian child of Mohammad. According to Hrana news reporters, three of defendants were executed while their cases were being reviewed (based on article 18). Also, none of the lawyers nor the families of the defatdents were aware of executions.” More updates will be followed soon.
The International alliance in Support of Workers in Iran condemns this inhuman act in strongest possible term. We are calling on international labour movement and progressive and human rights organizations around the world to express their denunciation and outrage in any possible way you can.
International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran (IASWI)
May 9, 2010
Please use any part or the entire Sample Protest Letter:
Sample Protest Letter- Updated, April 28, 2010
I (we) am (are) writing this to strongly condemn the execution of Fazad Kamnagar, teacher, labour and human rights’ activist by the Islamic Republic of Iran along with four other political prisoners.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has executed education worker, teacher and human rights activist Farzad Kamangar and four political prisoners in Iran today, May 9, 2010.  According to the latest report, Mr. Farzad Kamangarn,Mr. Ali Heydarian, Mr. Farhad Vakilie, Ms. Shirin Alamhouli and Mr. Mehdi Eslamian were all executed today. None of the lawyers nor the families of the defendants were aware of executions.
I (we) condemn continuous gross attacks on human and workers’ rights in Iran. I (we) demand the immediate and unconditional freedom of all political prisoners and jailed workers and students.
I (we) call on the Iranian government to fully respect workers’ and human rights including freedom of speech and expression, and the rights to organize, assemble and protest.   We call on the IRI to put an end to persecution of labour and human rights activists and social justice and political organizations and not to impede their activities. No one should be persecuted, jailed and assaulted because of practicing their fundamental human rights. Torture and executions must be stopped immediately.
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International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran (IASWI)
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