Sunday, 16 May 2010

London rally against execution of political activists in Iran

Several protests took place over the weekend against the executions of 5 polititcal activists last Sunday, 9 May. In London on Saturday the WPI and 7 other groups and campaigns organised a rally starting at Trafalgar Square at 1pm. Different speakers talked about the executions, the situation of political activists and prisoners in Iran. At 2.30 around 120 people marched for two and a half hours towards the IRI embassy where the protest continued. The protesters continuously shouted slogans whilst marching. Some of the slogans were: Free all political prisoners now! Stop the murder, stop the torture! Down with the Islamic regime of Iran! Stop victimizing women in Iran!

On Trafalgar Square

Getting ready to march


In front of the IRI embassy

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