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


Join the 3,650+ people who have signed the Emergency Appeal or an earlier Statement.
A partial list*:
  • Noam Chomsky, Professor MIT (emeritus), Univ. of Arizona
  • Ariel Dorfman, Author, Death and the Maiden
  • Shirin Ebadi, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, 2003
  • Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize 1997 for her work to ban landmines
  • Gloria Steinem, Writer, feminist activist
  • Cornel West, Philosopher, political activist, social critic
  • Daniel Ellsberg, Author, Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers
  • Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Professor, Citizen Ambassador Free Rohingya Coalition
  • Judith Butler, Professor and Author, University of California, Berkeley
  • Kia Corthron, Playwright, Novelist
  • Jeff Kaufman, Director, producer, writer of NASRIN documentary
  • Marcia Ross, Producer, NASRIN documentary
  • Azam Niroomand-Rad, Emeritus Professor, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
  • Naomi Wallace, MacArthur Fellow, Obie award winner for playwriting
  • Jean Ziegler, Sociologist, 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
  • 13 former Iranian political prisoners or exiles (details)
  • Taghi Rahmani, political activist, journalist and writer
  • Mariam Claren, Activist, daughter of political prisoner Nahid Taghavi
  • Mansoureh Behkish, Mothers of Khavaran
  • Dr. Kylie Moore-Gilbert, British-Australian academic, former political prisoner in Iran
  • Elika Ashoori, Daughter of ex-prisoner Anoosheh Ashoori
  • Satar Rahmani, Spokesperson, International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran, campaigning for Iran’s political prisoners
  • Raymond Lotta, NY Revolution Books and advocate for the new communism developed by Bob Avakian
  • Joshua Frank, CounterPunch
  • Meredoc McMinn, Barrister, London
  • Greg Ó Ceallaig, Barrister, London
  • Carol Downer, Reproductive rights activist, co-initator of this Campaign
  • Dolly Veale,, co-initiator of this Campaign
  • Kave Milani, Spokesman, Burn the Cage / Free the Birds, Europe
  • Farhang Ghassemi, President, Commission des droits humains, Fédération Européenne des Écoles
  • Azadeh Kian, University Professor, Paris
  • Mehran Mostafavi, Professor, Physical Chemistry, University Paris Sud.
  • Mehrdad Vahabi, Professor in economics and author, University Sorbonne Paris Nord, France
  • 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
  • John Lonsdale, Emeritus Professor, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Gary Pak, Writer, filmmaker, Professor Emeritus, University of Hawai’i
  • 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
  • Shekib Mosadeq, Revolutionary Afghan artist, activist
  • Nicholas Mottern, Coordinator
  • Liz Bernstein, Human Rights Activist, Canada
  • Father Claude Mostowik, Missionaries of the Sacred Heart, Australia
  • Cecile Pineda, Novelist
  • Gordon Rogoff, Theater director, professor Yale School of Drama
  • Larry Everest, author, journalist, contributor to
  • Several members of Veterans4Peace and Santa Fe, NM chapter
* Institutions for identification purposes only

Full list of signers