A love story in Iran – #SaveArash

The situation of Arash is more and more  difficult; he is still jailed, and the hash tag  #SaveArah is still active on Twitter.

Of course, as writes the author of the blog, Arash has stopped his hunger strike, but the Iranian authorities do not want to release him, and the woman he loves. The couple is imprisoned, but , according to the rigorous laws of Iran, they cannot see themselves even for a brief talk.

I  share these words because everything must be done to raise awareness on this case, and on this of political prisoners.

In Iran, prisoners have no trials, there is no free thinking, and this love story is an example of the regime of the Mullahs.

There are still petitions in favor of the release of Arash: please sign them and share on your social networks.

By the same, tweet for Arash , #FreeArash, and RT.

This situation is contrary to justice, to human rights.So, act, by the means you can : act for justice; act for human rights.

#SaveArash.

ciluna27's Blog

On 30 December 2016, the hashtag #SaveArash was at one point in time worldwide trend no. 1. I want to tell in my blog post the story behind this hashtag. It is the story of Arash Sadeghi and Golrokh Ebrahimi Iraee, a story about their harassment and persecution by Iran but also about their love for each other. There are also some recent worrying developments which mean that this hashtag is sadly still relevant.

img_34121. Arash Sadeghi is an Iranian student activist. He was born on 29 September 1986. He studied at Tehran’s Allame Tabatabai University for a master degree in philosophy. However he was not able to finish his degree, because he was banned by Iran from studying because of his human rights activism.

2. Arash Sadeghi’s harassment and persecution by Iran started in 2009 after the disputed Iranian presidential elections. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who was the first time elected in 2005, run against Mir-Hossein…

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