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Iran Accountability Week – Media Advisory

Posted on May 14, 2014

MP COTLER AND OTHER PARLIAMENTARIANS to release action plan concluding IRAN accountability week

PARLIAMENTARIANS UNITE TO HOLD IRAN TO ACCOUNT

 

Ottawa – May 14, 2014 – Irwin Cotler, co-sponsor with James Bezan and Paul Dewar of Iran Accountability Week, will join fellow Parliamentarians at a Press Conference tomorrow, Thursday, May 15, at 11:30 a.m., where they will:

  1. Release a ten point Action Plan arising from parliamentary hearings, witness testimony and expert recommendations;
  2. Highlight the case and cause of Iranian political prisoners as part of the Global Iranian Political Prisoner Advocacy Project; and
  3. Call attention to the most recent evidence of the Iranian regime’s massive domestic repression.

Iran Accountability Week will end tomorrow, Thursday, May 15, with testimony before the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Human by Maryam Rajavi, President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, who will discuss the massacre of Iranian protected persons at Camp Ashraf (1:00-2:00 pm; C-110, 1 Wellington Street).

The press conference will be held:

Date:               TOMORROW, Thursday, May 15, 2014

Time:              11:30 AM

Location:        Charles Lynch Press Gallery (130-S Centre Block)

 

Contact:          Jacob Binder, Office of the Honourable Irwin Cotler

(613) 995-0121

irwin.cotler.a4@parl.gc.ca

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