Sunday, May 2, 2010

Speakers for Protest Against Ahmadinejad at UN

There are many reasons to protest against Ahmadinejad. Above is a sign I created and encourage all to print out and bring. It has not received an endorsement from WIMV-NY, but it adheres to their non-divisive guidelines.

Following is a press release from


For those who would like to be there when Ahmadinejad is scheduled to

arrive at the United Nations, you will need to gather as early as
8:00-8:30AM to meet his motorcade.

The WIMV-NY program and rally will begin at 10:00 AM, when the United

Nations session is convened and during Ahmadinejad’s scheduled

*The program information is as follows:*

*WHEN: *Monday, May 03, 2010 at 10:00 AM* *

*WHERE: *47th Street and 1st Avenue (Dag Hammarskjold Plaza)

*Reza Aslan*, Best-selling Author, Scholar and
Commentator on the Middle East

"*Hadi Ghaemi*, Director of International Campaign for Human Rights in

"*Shirin Neshat*, Prominent Iranian Artist, Filmmaker, and Colleague of
Imprisoned Filmmaker Jafar Panahi

"*Faraz Sanei*, Researcher with the Middle East and North Africa
division of Human Rights Watch

"*Ali Akbar Mousavi-Khoeni*, Former Iranian Member of Parliament and
Political Prisoner

"We ask that you please refrain from bringing any national flags. We
all love our countries and their symbols but at this action we strive
for a united event with a message that doesn’t appear factional."

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