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Week-long campaign in France to protest executions in Iran

On the eve of Rouhani’s trip to France

A week-long campaign in protest against executions in Iran and missile attack on Camp Liberty

On the eve of the visit to Paris by the Iranian regime’s President Hassan Rouhani, a week-long campaign commenced on Tuesday, November 10 in protest to executions in Iran and the missile attack members of the Iranian opposition PMOI (MEK) in Camp Liberty, Iraq.

A large rally and march by Iranians, their international supporters and French citizens has been planned for November 16.

Other actions in this week-long campaign include:

  • The release of a statement by human rights organizations, including sponsors of this week’s protests, on the deteriorating human rights situation in Iran under Rouhani and the need for immediate action.
  • Thursday, November 12: Delivery of a letter by 100 French MPs from different parties to the French president insisting that relations with the regime in Tehran must be contingent upon a moratorium on executions and improvement of the human rights situation in Iran.
  • Friday, November 13: Release of a statement by French political, social and intellectual figures condemning the deterioration of the human rights situation in Iran and the regime’s export of fundamentalism and terrorism.
  • Street exhibitions and displays in central Paris explaining the human rights situation in Iran.