We witnessed her last breaths; and felt the rage of the millions on the streets of
In an interview with Persian media, her fiancé, Caspian Makan, said that some news sites had erroneously reported that she was a supporter of Mousavi. 'This is not the case’ he said, ‘She was never supportive of either of these two groups. She wanted freedom; freedom for everyone.'(1)
There are times in history when individuals or tragic events become symbols and, today, Neda has become ours.
She symbolises all the beloved we have lost to this indiscriminate killing machine. But she also represents the refusal to kneel and the desire for a life worthy of 21st century humanity.
On Friday, June 26, come out to remember Neda and the over 200 killed during these past few days and to show your solidarity with the people’s revolutionary movement in
We can and must turn this day into a day of condemnation of the Islamic regime.
To see Fariborz Pooya’s interview with Hamid Taqvaee on the demand to isolate the Islamic regime and shut down its embassies, click here.
To see received messages of solidarity, click here. Send your messages of solidarity with the people of
To listen to Maryam Namazie’s interview on BBC radio today on the situation in
To read Maryam’s letter to the editor published in the Evening Standard, click here: http://worker-communistpartyofiran.blogspot.com/2009/06/isolate-regime.html
To read an indepth interview with Hamid Taqvaee on the election farce in
For details on the various demonstrations on June 26, click here.
Some of the demonstrations are listed below. They will be held at consulates and embassies of the Islamic Republic of Iran:
There is also a march organised on Saturday 27 June beginning at 2pm at the former Bank Melli building (High Street Kensington station) and moving towards the Islamic regime’s embassy from 2:30pm with a demonstration at the embassy from 3-6pm.****