Nov 14, 2008 at 01:58 AM
A Documentary film presentation by a On Monday November 17, 2008 Women’s Freedom Forum organized a human rights briefing at the Church Center.The briefing began with a film presentation on executions. It showed a witness of Evin Prison speak about the murder of the Iranian–Canadian photo journalist, Zahra Kazemi. The current status of Iranian prisons was shown.


The speaker was the Honorable David Kilgour, former Member of Parliament in Canada Topics of discussion varied from:

  • Execution of juveniles
  • Death penalty and public executions
  • October murder under torture of a member of the dissident PMOI
  •  Suppression of students, women, teachers, workers
  •  Discrimination against ethnic and religious minorities
  • Harassment against human rights defenders
  • Torture and cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment or punishment, including flogging, stoning, and amputation

The event took place at the Church Center, (777 United Nations Plaza, 10th Floor) across from the United Nations Building in New York from 10:30 AM – 12:00 noon Click here to download the Invitation

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