Watch famed Iranian musician, Faramarz Aslani sing one of  his classic songs in New York amongst Iranian-Americans who gathered at U.N. Headquarters for a hunger strike in solidarity with Iranians in Iran. According to CBS News, “[Five-hundred] protesters gathered.”

This protest was organized by Googoosh and was supported by some of Hollywood’s elite: Robert Redford and Sean Penn.

What are they asking for?

They’re officialy asking “for the release of Iranian activists, a condemnation of the violent reaction to protests in Tehran, the repudiation of the June 12 election, and the appointment of a Special Envoy for Iran by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.”

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