Sunday, September, 17th, 2006
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Iranian activists demand the arrest of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for the violation of human rights in Iran
Homa Arjomand calls Press
Conference at Queen's Park,
Coordinator of the International Campaign Against Sharia Court in
"We declare that President Ahmadinejad
has violated Articles 9, 10, 11 and 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human
Rights.", said Homa Arjomand.
"We therefore call on the United Nations to arrest President Ahmadinejad for violating human rights in
The protestors claim President Ahmadinejad
is responsible for the assassinations and executions of tens of Iranian activists both in
"It is a disgrace to the United Nations to permit this man, with his record on human rights, the privilege to speak at this assembly, especially when he has taken the same rights from people in Iran and in tens of cases he has also taken their lives", added Homa Arjomand.
Iranian refugees and exiles living in
Friends and family of the following activists who have been killed by Iranian authorities in the past three months will speak at Queen's Park:
· Vali Faiz Mahdavi
· Akbar Mohhammadi
· Hojat Zamani
Date: Monday, September 18, 2006, 2:00 pm
An open microphone will also be available for other Iranians attending the protest. They will be able to tell their personal stories and to expose the crimes and human rights abuses of this Iranian regime and the leading terrorist – President Ahmadinejad.
Hundreds of activists from
After the press conference on Monday, Homa
and several hundreds of Canadians will travel to
Location: In front of the United Nations
Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 10:00 AM
"We have three buses going to
About the Campaign
is the Coordinator of the International Campaign Against
Sharia Court in
Media Contact: Ms. Homa Arjomand 416-737-9500.
Web site: www.nosharia.com