On Saturday, 19 November, the Association of Women and Youth Against Fundamentalism including other Iranian organisations, the human rights activists will highlight and condemn the alarming rate of executions in Iran at a rally in Trafalgar Square.
The participants will also urge the British government to support the International Campaign for Justice by taking appropriate steps on the international level to bring the perpetrators of the 1988 massacre of political prisoners in Iran to justice.
MPs, prominent jurists and prominent human rights activists are to address the rally in support of the call for a halt to executions and an end to impunity for human rights abuses in Iran.
An elaborate exhibition, depicting the appalling human rights situation in Iran, is planned along a symbolic enactment of the mass execution of thousands of political prisoners in Iran.
WHAT: Rally to urge the British government to act internationally for the prosecution of human rights abusers in Iran with an exhibition highlighting the appalling human rights situation in the country
WHEN: Saturday, 19 November 2016, 1pm-5pm
WHERE: Trafalgar Square with a march to Parliament Square (around 4pm)
WHO: Speakers include MPs for London constituencies, prominent solicitors and human rights activists as well as families of the victims of executions and eyewitnesses of the 1988 massacre
Associations supporting this event:
- Association of Women & Youth Against Fundamentalism
- Anglo-Iranian Engineers
- Anglo-Iranian Academics in UK
- Association of Iranian Political Prisoners
- Committee of Anglo-Iranian Lawyers