Sting Makes Appeal for Kian Tajbakhsh and Iranian Detainees

By , October 13, 2009 12:18 pm

CloseUpSmall“The false imprisonment of Iranian/American scholar Kian Tajbakhsh and 100 other activists involved in the ongoing democracy movement in Iran deserves our immediate attention.

I urge those of us living in a democratic society to speak out against the current Iranian regime’s system of political repression and human rights violations threatening to silence these activists and journalists.

Without freedom of speech and the right of dissent, there can be no viable democracy.” stingsignaturesmall


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12 Responses to “Sting Makes Appeal for Kian Tajbakhsh and Iranian Detainees”

  1. Lawrence Farnsworth says:

    There are a few absolutes in the world; some of them were proven while Hitler set about to destrroy opposition. Dictators need to be stopped in their tracks, not while the rest of the world waits to see how far they will go. Iran must be stopped from these political and human righs abuses.

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  3. Mahnaz Mirmohamadi says:

    we should stop them by solidarity with Iranian people. every single person solidarity worse more than we think. Let’s stop the dictator Ali Khamenei and his military System, as Basijies & Sepah Pasdaran & military forses.

  4. amir says:

    It’s so kind of you Sting that you support the Iranian movement toward ddemocracy. i hope with the help of you and other artists in the world more people become aware of what is happening inside iran.
    Regards

  5. This is exactly the kind of support people of Iran need at the moment from the international community. Thank you very much Sting. Hope many others will come on board soon too.

  6. Hilda says:

    Thanks for your support.

  7. Tarannom says:

    I have come out of Iran recently and I can tell you how supports like this affect Iranian people strongly.I’m sure that they will never forget that you have not forget them.Thanks.

  8. Tarannom says:

    Sorry “forgotten” I meant.

  9. mahnaz taghavi says:

    It is very nice to see you speak about Iranian freedom. My husband Reza Taghavi is still in prison in Iran.His court hearing is Nov.25th, and I will be there to bring him home.
    Thank you for what you are doing.

  10. Meme says:

    Iranian’s cry with no tears and scream with no voice.

  11. kourosh says:

    Hi, I am a fan of you and it makes me proud to have such a massage from you for iranian people.

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