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Program Highlights

  • "Whirlwinds of Danger" performed live by  Outernational (music video)
  • Welcome to Program - Raymond Lotta, Revolution Books (video)
  • Intro to the Campaign - Raymond Lotta (video)
  • History of Iran and US-Iran Relations - Larry Everest, from the International Emergency Campaign (video)
  • Audio Message from Ariel Dorfman, Chilean/ Argentine/ American Novelist, Playwright,  (audio)
  • Video Burn the Cage-Free the Birds theme song, written and performed by well-known Afghan artist, Shekib Mosadeq (music video)
  • Mariam Claren, daughter of political prisoner Nahid Taghavi - live from Germany (video)
  • Message from Burn the Cage, Europe - by Kave Milani - live from Europe
    (video)
  • Raymond Lotta - Heroism for These Times - Iran's Political Prisoners, the International Emergency Campaign and getting to a better world (video)
  • Poem for Navid Afkari, written, published and recorded by Iranian American poet, Darius Atefat-Peckham (video)
  • Videos by Toomaj Salehi, 26-yr-old Iranian Rapper, who was arrested for the content of his work.  "Soorakh Moosh"/"MouseHole" and "Mottahed Sho" / "Unite Oh, Brave People"
  • Messages and Solidarity Statements:

    From Mansoureh Behkish,
    Mothers of Khavaran (فارسی pdf) (English pdf)

    From Dr. Azam Niroomand-Rad,
    Professor Emeritus, Coordinator, Amnesty International Group 139, Madison, Wisconsin (video)

    From Carol Downer,
    long-time reproductive rights activist and co-initiator of this Campaign (pdf)

    From Anahita - former political prisoner in Iran (video)

    From Professor Reza Ghoraishi - Professor of Political Economy  Richard Stockton College (pdf)
  • Letter received 9-26 on the Impact of this program, from a former Iranian political prisoner in the Middle East, read on Episode 72 of the RNL Show. (video)

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Featured Clips

Raymond Lotta Presentation, Heroism for Our Times
Mariam Claren, daughter of political prisoner Nahid Taghavi
Larry Everest - History of Iran & Iran-US relations
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Dr. Azam Niroomand-Rad
Whirlwinds of Danger performed by Outernational
Introduction - Raymond Lotta, Revolution Books
Raymond Lotta - About the IEC
Ariel Dorfman - author of "Death and the Maiden"
Shekib Mosadeq - Burn The Cage Theme Song
Impact of Program - Letter from Iranian former political prisoner in the Middle East
Kave Milani - for Burn the Cage / Free the Birds, Europe
Poem for Navid Afkari, by Darius Atefat-Peckham
Toomaj Salehi rap: "Soorakh Moosh"/"MouseHole"
Toomaj Salehi rap: "Mottahed Sho" / "Unite Oh, Brave People"
Anahita Former Prisoner in Iran