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A ’Justice for Mahsa Amini’ poster is displayed at the McMaster Iranian Students Association vigil on Wednesday, September 28 at the McMaster University Student Centre. Photo: Georgia Kirkos

In Solidarity with the people of Iran

Dear Iranians of Canada and the world, We acknowledge and support your fight for justice and against oppression. Considering the ongoing protests against the unjust murder of Mahsa Amini, who was detained and beaten to death by the Islamic Republic’s Morality Police for improper hijab on September 16, 2022, we support the people of Iran in their demand to end violence against women and compulsory hijab in Iran. We also stand by the people of Iran in their demands for justice. Iranians have endured many acts of violence and brutality by the Islamic Republic’s Police Force and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). We denounce these acts of violence and recognize these actions as violations of human rights and crimes against humanity.

Oct 09, 2022

 

In Solidarity with the people of Iran

 

Dear Iranians of Canada and the world,

We acknowledge and support your fight for justice and against oppression. Considering the ongoing protests against the unjust murder of Mahsa Amini, who was detained and beaten to death by the Islamic Republic’s Morality Police for improper hijab on September 16, 2022, we support the people of Iran in their demand to end violence against women and compulsory hijab in Iran.

We also stand by the people of Iran in their demands for justice. Iranians have endured many acts of violence and brutality by the Islamic Republic’s Police Force and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). We denounce these acts of violence and recognize these actions as violations of human rights and crimes against humanity.

 

We stand in support of:

  • Justice for death of Mahsa Amini by Islamic Republic’s Morality Police (September 2022)
  • Ending violence against women and Compulsory hijab in Iran
  • Justice for the casualties of the ongoing Mahsa Amini Protests (September to November 2022)
  • Justice for Flight PS752 and the death of 176 people on board, including 63 Canadians (January 2020)
  • Justice for casualties of Bloody November (Aban Massacre) (November 2019)
  • Justice for casualties of Plasco Building Destruction (January 2017) and Metropol Building Destruction (May 2022)
  • Justice for Casualties of the Green Movement Protests (2009-2010)
  • Justice for Casualties of the Iranian Student Protests (July 1999)
  • Tens of thousands of Iranian Canadians who have protested in numerous cities in Canada on October 1st, 2022, demanding justice and freedom for Iran

 

We denounce:

  • Censorship and disabling of Internet connection during the current Mahsa Amini Protests by the Islamic Republic in Iran.
  • The actions of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), including the death of Mahsa Amini and the shooting of Flight PS752
  • Violence, brutality, and the killings of Iranian protestors by the Islamic Republic’s Police forces and the IRGC
  • The attacks on Sunday, October 2nd on Iranian Universities, such as Sharif University, by the IRGC and the beating and imprisonment of student protestors

 

Resources for Support: 

Useful links for following events in Iran:

 

Articles:

https://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/articles/mahsa-is-the-spark-that-lit-this-fire-%E2%81%A0-iranian-students-speak-up-for-human-rights/

https://time.com/6218181/iran-protests-nasrin-sotoudeh-human-rights/

https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/tens-of-thousands-protest-in-freedom-rally-for-iran-near-toronto-1.6091995

https://www.thestar.com/politics/2022/10/03/canada-to-sanction-25-iran-officials-and-morality-police-after-mahsa-amini-death.html

https://www.reuters.com/world/middle-east/iran-lawmakers-chant-thank-you-police-amid-growing-public-fury-over-womans-death-2022-10-02/

https://mesana.org/advocacy/letters-from-the-board/2022/10/05/joint-statement-from-the-association-for-iranian-studies-and-mesa-in-support-of-protests-at-sharif-university-of-technology-in-tehran                                      

https://theline.substack.com/p/kaveh-shahrooz-this-time-the-people 

https://president.utoronto.ca/statement-from-president-meric-gertler-on-the-crisis-in-iran/

 

Twitter accounts:

@1500tasvir_en

@esmaeilion

 
Instagram accounts:

 1500tasvir

hamedesmaeilion

middleeastmatters

 

The picture depicted was first published on Daily News. Read the original article.