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We demand of the Islamic Republic of Iran: FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS NOW‍


Join the 2,000+ people who have signed the Emergency Appeal and an earlier Statement. A partial list*:
  • Ariel Dorfman, Author, Death and the Maiden
  • Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize 1997 for her work to ban landmines
  • Gloria Steinem, Writer, feminist activist
  • Kia Corthron, Playwright, Novelist
  • Naomi Wallace, MacArthur Fellow, Obie award winner for playwriting
  • Jean Ziegler, Sociologist and writer, Switzerland
  • Erica Deuber Ziegler, Art historian, Switzerland
  • William Bourdon, Lawyer, Paris
  • Dr. Saroj Giri, University of Delhi, India
  • Dieter Karg, Spokesman, Iran Coordination Group of Amnesty International Germany
  • Jeff Kaufman, Director, producer, writer of the documentary NASRIN
  • Marcia Ross, Producer, NASRIN documentary
  • 13 former Iranian political prisoners or exiles (details)
  • Taghi Rahmani, political activist, journalist and writer
  • Mariam Claren, Daughter of political prisoner Nahid Taghavi
  • Dr. Kylie Moore-Gilbert, British-Australian academic, former political prisoner in Iran
  • Elika Ashoori, Daughter of political prisoner Anoosheh Ashoori
  • Satar Rahmani, Spokesperson, International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran, campaigning for Iran’s political prisoners
  • Mehri Jafari, UK Solicitor and advocate for Iranian-British dual citizen, political prisoner Mehran Raoof
  • Meredoc McMinn, Barrister, London
  • Greg Ó Ceallaig, Barrister, London
  • Carol Downer, Pathbreaking advocate for women's reproductive rights, and co-initiator of this Campaign
  • Kave Milani, Spokesman, Burn the Cage
  • Farhang Ghassemi, Président de la commission des droits humains de la Fédération d'Européens des Écoles
  • Mehran Mostafavi, Professor, Physical Chemistry, University Paris Sud.
  • Mehrdad Vahabi, Dept. of Economics and Management, University of Paris VIII
  • Joshua Frank, CounterPunch
  • Ron Jacobs, Writer
More signers, including*:
  • Father Bob Bossie, Priests of the Sacred Heart
  • Rev. Dr. Robert L. Brashear, Pastor Emeritus West Park Church, NYC
  • Carol Gay, President, New Jersey Industrial Union Council
  • Jill Godmilow, Filmmaker, Emeritus Professor, University of Notre Dame, IN
  • Dr. Warren Gold, MD, Cardiopulmonologist, Emeritus professor, University of California, San Francisco
  • Kit Kittredge, Steering Committee Women’s Boat to Gaza
  • Raymond Lotta, Revolution Books NYC
  • Shekib Mosadeq, Revolutionary Afghan artist, activist
  • Nicholas Mottern, Coordinator
  • Father Claude Mostowik, Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, Australia
  • Cecile Pineda, Novelist
  • Gordon Rogoff, Theater director, professor Yale School of Drama
  • Several members of Veterans4Peace and Santa Fe, NM chapter
* Institutions for identification purposes only

Full list of signers