Thursday, August 11, 2005

Hundreds of Ganji supporters held a peaceful protest

A couple of days ago more than 150 people including former Parliament’s deputies, writers, student movement leaders wrote a letter and announced on Thursday at 14h they will go to hospital to meet Ganji who continues his hunger strike. Webnameh reported until 15h30 there were hundreds of students and young people but the number of personalities who signed the letter was less than ten! According to RadioFarda a delegation of protesters wanted to meet Ganji but they were prevented by security forces. Protesters read their requests: They urged that Ganji must have right to meet with his family, friends and lawyers. Now about 10 days that nobody has any news of this jailed journalist. They also asked that he be treated well in hospital without any pressure from Prosecutor’s agents. Protesters wanted also Ganji’s release from jail and asked him to break his hunger .They added people in power apparently enjoy creating crisis or crisises.ZeydAbadi;political journalist, wrote in BBC that Iranian state considers if it accepts to release Ganji everybody in country or outside Iran think regime has become weak and fragile. He concludes any real harm to Ganji can create a wave of protests which will be repressed with violence.


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