Saturday, January 29, 2011

Rally on International day of Action against Execution in Iran Jan. 29, 2011 in Vancouver

More than 100 people rallied in Vancouver in a rainy day in front of Art Gallery on International day of action against executions and demanded the freedom of the political prisoners in Iran. Representatives of No One is Illegal, different Unions, Gay & Lesbian and bisexual communities, Neda for Freedom and other peace and community organizations, activists from Fadaian minority attended and spoke in this event. Solidarity Notes Labor Choir and Mostafa and Ardavan performed in the event.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Women's Day Rally at Art Gallery in Vancouver

On Saturday march 6th, 2010 a rally was organized by Iran Solidarity - Vancouver at Art Gallery in Vancouver. The program started with first nation women drumming performing a warrior song. Then Parvin read the Iran Solidarity - Vancouver's women's day statement. Then Fahimeh from "Equal Rights" talked. After her, Amal from Iraq's women's Freedom talked about condition of women in Iraq. A representative from Neda for Freedom, read their women's day statement. Farideh, from BC nurses union talked about the cut backs and violence against women. Iran Solidarity - Vancouver's Choir had its first performance. The lyrics were based on slogans from demonstrations in Iran. The music of the songs composed by local musician, Earle Peach.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Women's Movement in Iran from 1979 to 2009

The following is a presentation about the Women's movement in Iran from 1979 to 2009. Inside this presentation is a clip of 10 minutes to a march by women in Iran against Hijab and other reactionary laws imposed on women in March 8th, 1979:

Monday, March 1, 2010

Iranian Women's March against Hijab in March 8th, 1979

Less than 3 weeks after Islamic Regime gained power in Iran, it started attacking women rights by enforcing Hijab and other reactionary Islamic Laws on Women. Women movement reacted and on March 8th, 1979, more than 35 thousands of them came into Tehran's Street and protest against the Islamic Regime. This documentary film is made by a French film crew and is in french originally which was translated to English by a member of Iran Solidarity - Vancouver.

You can the documentary film below:

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

March on Thursday Feb. 11th-10 to support massive demonstrions in Iran

On Feb.11th, more than 400 People gathered at Art Gallery in Vancouver and marched towards the Convention Center (the media center for the Winter Olympics). Many reporters covered this event. This included local media such as CTV, farsi media, such as Peyvand TV and newspaper, Shabneh radio, Vancouver radio and Pazhvak Radio, as well as international broadcasters from Korea, Japan, Brazil, and France.

You can watch the video of this march at the following address:

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Feb. 6th-10 Protest to Stop the Execution of 9 Protesters in Iran ( Vancouver and Victoria)

The following are two protests on Saturday Feb. 6th in Vancouver and Victoria against the threat of Islamic Regime to execute 9 protesters in Iran after execution of two political prisoners. 260 Phamphelete was distributed and more than 140 signature was collected. Islamic Regime:

You can find the film at youtube channel of iran solidarity vancouver: