#FreeIran Grand Gathering in Paris
Saturday 9 July 2016
Iranian dissidents gather in Paris, slam U.S.’ nukes deal
PARIS | In the biggest gathering of its kind, thousands of Iranian dissidents — and no shortage of former high-level American officials from both sides of the aisle — will converge here Saturday for a giant rally calling for the downfall of Iran’s theocratic government.
Bishops warn against growing persecution of Christians in Iran
Persecution of Christians in Iran is bad and getting worse, bishops say in a new protest.
Nearly 80 church leaders from the UK and US have backed a powerful call to action against the Iranian theocratic regime, a year after Western powers lifted economic sanctions on the Islamic state. They urged their governments to demand improvements in how Christians and other persecuted minorities are treated.
Thousands of Iranians to descend on Paris in call for reform
Thousands of Iranian opposition members are expected in Paris this weekend for the annual conference of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).