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Hamburg witnesses long Caravan for human rights in Iran

Saturday, 9th of January 2016, the city of Hamburg hosted a musical street action of different organizations calling for the release of all political prisoners in Iran. German, Dutch, Czech, Romanian and Iranian activists called for the end of human rights violations and the end to executions in Iran.

Âzâdy, âzâdy, âzâdiyeh ....Mohammadi, Tâheri, Boroujerdi, Hedayat, Kabudvand, Sedighi and many more names of political prisoners or prisoners of conscience in Iran could be heard in the streets of Hamburg. These were calls for freedom for all political prisoners in Iran. Leaflets in German language informed the many passers-by close to the mayors house in Hamburg about the intensive human rights violations in Iran. The activists sang the famous Sa'adi poetry about the real nature of human beings, promising to continue their demonstrations.

In Farsi:

Bàni âdam azâye yekdigarand

Ke dar âfarinesh ze yek goharand

Cho ozvi be dard âvarad roozegâr

Degar ozvohâ ra namânad gharâr

To kaz mehnate digarân bi ghami 

Nashâyad ke nâmat nahand âdami.

In English:

Human beings are members of a whole,
In creation of one essence and soul.

If one member is afflicted with pain,
Other members uneasy will remain.

If you've no sympathy for human pain,
The name of human you cannot retain! -

Organizations that participated in the street demonstrations: PDKI, International Organisation to preserve Human Rights in Iran, Madarane Laleh Parkeh Hamburg, Verein zur Unterstützung des Kampfes des iranischen Volkes, Verein für Menschenrechte und Demokratie in Iran, Hamayesh Hamburg, Erfâne Halghe, Karamat.