On Wednesday, in the Netherlands, Dutch-Iranians and Resistance supporters staged a three-day hunger strike and sit-in in front of The Hague, asking that the Dutch government end relations with Iran until executions are stopped.
This past Monday, in central Brussels, the Association of pro-democracy Iranian Youth and Students in Belgium held a rally to protest last week’s mass execution, and in remembrance of the 1988 massacre, when over 30,000 political prisoners were killed.
Over this last weekend, Anglo-Iranian supporters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI or MEK) held a three-day sit-in and hunger strike in front of Downing Street. They urged new Prime Minister ,Theresa May, and her government to condition relation with Iran on an improvement to human rights.
Last Saturday in Berlin, supporters of the PMOI (MEK) gathered in Brandenburg place in an effort to urge the international community and the United Nations to publicly speak out against the executions and prosecute those responsible for what Amnesty International calls “crimes against humanity”.
Protesters gathered in Denmark last Saturday to raise awareness of the atrocities in Iran, and to call for justice from the International Criminal Court for the 1988 massacre which, on the orders of Khomeini, killed 30,000 people, mainly PMOI (MEK) activists.
Canadian supporters of the Iranian resistance gathered last Saturday, before the federal Parliaments in Ottawa and Toronto, to protest the executions in Iran and to remember the victims of the 1988 massacre.
Last Friday, Swiss supporters of the PMOI held a rally opposite the UN’s Geneva headquarters, asking that the Iranian regime’s officials be held to account for crimes against humanity in the 1988 massacre and the ongoing atrocities. They staged a mock execution, and plan to protest again this coming Friday, August 12.
Additional rallies will be held in Hamburg, Berlin and Stockholm on Thursday, August 11. These protests will include a three-day hunger strike to condemn the executions in Iran, and requests that their governments support the prosecution of those responsible for 1988 the massacre.