Iranians in Malmo-Sweden rally in support of protests in Iran
On Sunday, November 24, Iranians in Malmo-Sweden (supporters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran “MEK/PMOI” and the National Council of Resistance of Iran “NCRI”) expressed their support for the people’s uprising and recent protests in Iran.
Iranians in Malmö started their demonstrations from 1-3 pm, and while loudly holding a rally in support of the popular protests in Iran, they commemorated the martyrs of the uprising.
Iranians in Malmo urged the Swedish government and people to support the Iranian people’s struggle and their resistance for freedom. They also called on the international community, especially the European Union, to put pressure on the Iranian regime to end human rights abuses in Iran and to respect the rights of the people.
Iranians in Malmo called on the international community to condemn the mullahs’ actions against the demonstrators in Iran and demand the immediate and unconditional release of arrested protesters and release the blockade on internet services for the Iranian people.
At the end, the Iranians in Malmö commemorated the martyrs of people’s uprising and committed to be the voice of the Iranian people.
Iranians, supporters of the MEK, also gathered in Paris, place du Trocadero in solidarity with Iran protests. The protestors held a banner quoting Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). “I urge the United Nations and all international human rights organizations to strongly condemn the crackdown on the Iranian people’s demonstrations. I urge them to launch a mission to look into the circumstances of death, injury and arrests of participants in the uprising” read the banner.
More about protests in Iran
Since Friday last week, the people of Iran have been protesting and holding anti-government demonstrations across the country. government announced that fuel prices would be increased dramatically, angering the protesters that have borne the brunt of the regime’s corruption and mismanagement of the economy.
According to the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) at least 285 protesters have been killed and 3500 wounded and more than 7000 people arrested by the religious dictatorship ruling Iran during the nationwide uprising.