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.”