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Wednesday, April 1st 2009

Protest against the Iranian regime in front of the parliament in Vienna

STOP THE BOMB organizes picket on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the proclamation of the "Islamic Republic" in Iran

STOP THE BOMB, a non-partisan coalition against conducting business with the Iranian regime, will hold a picket in front of the Parliament in Vienna this Wednesday, April 1st, from 16:30 until 20:00 on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the proclamation of the "Islamic Republic" in Iran. Similar pickets against business deals with the Iranian mullahs will simultaneously take place in other European cities including Berlin and The Hague. Further events to commemorate the 30th anniversary of dictatorship in Iran and its victims are planned in Italy and Spain. A joint statement by STOP THE BOMB and other European intiatives that are directed against the Iranian regime and its nuclear program can be found here: http://at.stopthebomb.net/en/europe-statement-april1.php

The picket in Vienna is supported amongst others by the Democratic Party of Kurdistan Iran (DPKI), the Austrian-Israeli Society (ÖIG), the Austrian LGBT rights organisation Rechtskomitee LAMBDA, the Jewish Community and the League against Antisemitism in Austria. Besides screenings of human rights violations in Iran on a video wall there will be speeches, starting at 16:30, amongst others by Madeleine Petrovic of the Green Party, Richard Schmitz of the ÖIG, VP Oskar Deutsch of the Jewish Community and a representative of the DPKI. In addition there will be statements by Wolfgang Neugebauer (League against Antisemitism in Austria) and Marco Schreuder (Member of the Vienna City Council and spokesperson of the Green Party's LGBT group "Grüne Andersrum"). 




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