The statement of the group of political and cultural activists, writers condemning illegal arrests of journalists and persecution of government critics in Iran sign now

Having respect and recognizing basic human rights for all members of human family depends on peace, justice and freedom. As long as a person has not gained all of his/her basic rights, he/she has no choice but to revolt against injustice and oppression. We believe that if laws guarantee rights of all people, no one will use violence as the last resort.

National Movement of Azerbaijan is a movement based on demanding human rights. This Movement demands the recognition of our national identity and culture and the use of our mother language as official language for education in Iran. However, unfortunately, all actives of this Movement who are journalists, intellectuals and human rights actives have been arrested and tortured and sentenced to long imprisonments.

According to recent information, Said Matinpur, an Azerbaijani journalist and human rights activist and 2 other activists; Jalil Qanilu & Behruz Safari who were arrested about 70 days ago in Zanjan, are kept in solitary confinement and are under inquiry and pressure. Even their wives and families are under pressure and in the risk of prosecution. According to the fifth article of Universal Declaration of Human Rights, no one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. This issue has been emphasized in the constitution of Islamic Republic of Iran and it clearly states that the use of torture for making someone to confess is forbidden.

Said Matinpur, Jalil Qanilu & Behruz Safari have chosen legal and civil ways for demanding human rights.

Actives and intellectuals of National Movement of Azerbaijan condemn all acts that degrade humanistic prestige of liberal persons. We also demand the release of Said Matinpur, Jalil Qanilu, Behruz Safari and other Political Prisoners in Azerbaijan.


Hidayet Zakir
Kian Safari
Ibrahim Jafarzada
Ismail Javadi
Jabrail Khalili
Ibrahim Rashidi
Asghar Asgarzada
Sefer Ali Khuini
Yaqub Salikinia
Heydar Bayat
Fethullah Zovqi
Nasir Alizada
Asghar Asadi
Mehdi Qaradaghi
Muhammad Abbaspur
Said Mughanli
Atila Kishizada
Mehdi Naimi
Abbas Naimi
Yunus Zareiyyun
Alirza Farshi
Hujjat Qasimlu
Vahid Shikhbaglu
Behnam Turkanpur
Mahmud Fazli
Navid Muhammadi
Yashar Hakkakpur
Hamid Yeganepur
Majid Pajuhfam
Davud Azimzada
Alirza Haqqi
Riza Abbasi
Said Naimi
Davud Khudakarami
Hamid Masudi
Ibrahim Shahbazi
Saleh Kamrani
Alirza Yusifi Sadat
Ahad Dadashi
Alirza Asgharzada
Hasan Rashidi
Akbar Azad
Fakhta Zamani
Changiz Bakhtavar
Mehdi Babai
Babak Bakhtabar
Leila Heidarizad
Farzad Samadli
Takin Maharli (T. Pashapur)
Alirza Javanbakht Qulunju
Saida Islami
Abdullah Abbasэ Javan
Hasan Rahimi
Behruz Alizada
Maharram Kamrani
Asgar Akbarzada
Rasul Kamran Gamichi
Riza Daghistani
Mir Shahram Yuzbashi
Masud Varmazyar

Sign The Petition

OR

If you already have an account please sign in, otherwise register an account for free then sign the petition filling the fields below.
Email and the password will be your account data, you will be able to sign other petitions after logging in.

Privacy in the search engines? You can use a nickname:

Attention, the email address you supply must be valid in order to validate the signature, otherwise it will be deleted.

I confirm registration and I agree to Usage and Limitations of Services

I confirm that I have read the Privacy Policy

I agree to the Personal Data Processing

Shoutbox

Who signed this petition saw these petitions too:

Sign The Petition

OR

If you already have an account please sign in

Comment

I confirm registration and I agree to Usage and Limitations of Services

I confirm that I have read the Privacy Policy

I agree to the Personal Data Processing

Goal reached !
700 / 100

Latest Signatures

  • 20 December 2015700. Eldayaghi Mack
    I support this petition
  • 19 December 2015699. Korkusuz Lewis
    I support this petition
  • 19 December 2015698. Aslan Khalidic
    I support this petition
  • 11 December 2015697. Sahand Dudley
    I support this petition
  • 09 December 2015696. Turk Aydugant
    I support this petition
  • 07 December 2015695. Behrouz Farrokhia
    I support this petition
  • 05 December 2015694. Eldar T
    I support this petition
  • 04 December 2015693. Araz B
    I support this petition
  • 04 December 2015692. Tebrizli Dorsey
    I support this petition
  • 03 December 2015691. Babek Carney
    I support this petition
  • 28 November 2015690. Kamil A
    I support this petition
  • 26 November 2015689. Prof Ahmadomidy
    I support this petition
  • 25 November 2015688. Amin M
    I support this petition
  • 25 November 2015687. Tural Kaiser
    I support this petition
  • 25 November 2015686. Babak T
    I support this petition
  • 19 November 2015685. Behmenel O
    I support this petition
  • 15 November 2015684. Ahmed A
    I support this petition
  • 10 November 2015683. Hasan P
    I support this petition
  • 10 November 2015682. Sonbahar Wolfe
    I support this petition
  • 07 November 2015681. Ali Q
    I support this petition
  • 27 October 2015680. Sanay R
    I support this petition
  • 25 October 2015679. Hossien S
    I support this petition
  • 23 October 2015678. Xeyal S
    I support this petition
  • 21 October 2015677. Bayram Finley
    I support this petition
  • 17 October 2015676. Azerpasha M
    I support this petition
  • 14 October 2015675. Sevinj Eaton
    I support this petition
  • 13 October 2015674. Jabrae Pham
    I support this petition

browse all the signatures

Ruben FarmerBy:
International PolicyIn:
Petition target:
Iranian state officials, Azerbaijani members of Iranian Parliament and human rights organizations

Tags

No tags

Share

Invite friends from your address book

Embed Codes

direct link

link for html

link for forum without title

link for forum with title

Widgets