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NCRI statement, No. 1
Iran: Students, bazaar merchants, shopkeepers in Shahr-e Kord and Esfahan join protest against acid attack
1. Today, Saturday, October 25, the bazaar merchants and shopkeepers in various parts of Esfahan, including Imam Ali Square, Shohada Street, Sharif Vaqefie Street, staged a strike and refused to open their shops in protest to the mullahs’ regime anti-human crime of splashing acid on women’s faces.
NCRI - Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the Iranian Resistance described the hanging of Reyhaneh Jabbari, a 26- years old university student and a decorator as another sign of savagery and misogyny of the clerical regime.
Mrs. Rajavi said: The savage hanging of Reyhaneh Jabbari is the other side of the coin of the mullahs' anti-human crime of acid attacks against innocent Iranian women and girls.
Friends of a Free Iran group in the European Parliamnet says the execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari shows that ‘moderation’ with the new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is nothing but a myth.
Press release – Friends of a Free Iran –25 Oct 2014 - Brussels:
We are totally outraged of the news of execution of Ms Reyhaneh Jabbari, Iranian 26-year-old decorator who was kept in jail in the past 7 years for having defended herself against a sexual aggression by an intelligence officer of the Iranian regime.
NCRI - More than a dozen Iranian political prisoners in Gohardasht prison in the city of Karaj go on hunger strike on Saturday to express solidarity with women and girls who have been victims of acid attacks carried out by gangs affiliated to the Iranian regime.
The political prisoners said in a statement published on Friday: “For years, the heroic Iranian women have been under brazen and brutal suppression imposed by the regime. Facing lack of social independence, imposition of obligatory veil, and being deprived of education in many fields and hundreds of other privileges based on the constitution, are only small part of the violence being carried out against the Iranian women.”
Reyhaneh Jabbari, the Iranian woman who was hanged today by the Iranian regime’s henchman after 7 years imprisonment had released her will in a voice message.
In a heart-rending message to her family in April - beginning with her mother Sholeh - 26-year-old Reyhaneh Jabbari tells how she trusted the law, but has faced death for the crime of defending herself against an agent of Iranian regime’s intelligence who tried to abuse her.
The Iranian regime’s henchman hanged Reyhaneh Jabbari after being sentenced to death for stabbing an agent of the regime’s intelligence that tried to sexually abuse her.
Ms. Reyhaneh Jabbari, a decorator, was in prison for the past seven and a half years.
NCRI - The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office on Friday issued an advisory against all travel all but essential travel to Iran following the recent wave of acid attacks on women and girls in cities with tourist attraction.
The statement said: “British travellers to Iran face greater risks than nationals of many other countries due to high levels of suspicion about the UK and the UK government’s limited ability to assist in any difficulty.”
Rise in protests against the anti-human crimes of the clerical regime and the splashing of acid on women and support the zealous Iranian women, especially the victims of this tragedy
Ms. Sarvnaz Chitsaz, Chair of the NCRI Women’s Committee, expressed strong abhorrence for the tragic crime of splashing acid on the faces of women and girls in different cities. She described the courageous demonstrations by the people and youth in Esfahan and Tehran as a clear indication of the popular wrath and hatred for the misogynic regime of mullahs and the popular desire of Iranian people to overthrow this regime. She called on all women throughout Iran to rise in protest against this anti-human crime and to actively participate in the protest demonstrations planned for October 25 and to support the valiant women of Iran, in particular the victims of this ominous crime.