“U.N. Monitor Says Iran is Worsening on Rights, Despite Pledges”
“Thousands in Iran Protest Acid Attacks on Women”
“Executions Surge in Iran after Nuclear Talks”
“Iran’s Supreme Leader Threatens Nuclear Talks Walkout”
If you paid attention to the news in recent months you saw headlines like these. Reports on social upheaval, labored progress, fundamentalist violence, and government retribution against its own people in Iran. On June 13th, Iranians from around the world will gather along with some 1,000 political figures, activists, and religious leaders in Paris for the Conference for Democratic Change in Iran. The conference will focus on key issues facing Iran and the Middle East, including the state of human rights, the Iranian nuclear talks, the threat of Islamic fundamentalism, and the internment of Iranians at Camp Liberty. Speakers from around the world will outline these issues and explore possible institutional and organizational solutions.
This year’s theme, “
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