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Blog Rally For Roxana Saberia And Free Speech

This post is republished from Paul Levy’s blog. Please feel free to repost and distribute to raise awareness of those who do not enjoy free speech:

Thanks to T at Notes of an Anesthesioboist for getting this going, a group of bloggers is holding a blog rally in support of Roxana Saberi, who is spending her birthday on a hunger strike in Tehran’s Evin Prison, where she has been incarcerated for espionage. According to NPR, “The Iranian Political Prisoners Association lists hundreds of people whose names you would be even less likely to recognize: students, bloggers, dissidents, and others who, in a society that lacks a free press, dare to practice free expression.”

Hearing reports like these has prompted us to do a ribbon campaign. Blue for blogging.

Please consider placing a blue ribbon on your blog or website this week in honor of the journalists, bloggers, students, and writers who are imprisoned in Evin Prison, nicknamed “Evin University,” and other prisons around the world, for speaking and writing down their thoughts. Also, please ask others to join our blog rally


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2 Responses to “Blog Rally For Roxana Saberia And Free Speech”

  1. Free Roxana says:

    Today is Roxana Saberi's 32nd Birthday. She is in Iranian Evin prison, under false, politically motivated conspiracy charges. In this country we believe in free speech, but the Iranian government has silenced Roxana. This is her 5th day of hunger strike. Please show you care by changing your profile pic for the day. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/freeroxana/ & on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=182468470575

  2. Free Roxana says:

    Today is Roxana Saberi's 32nd Birthday. She is in Iranian Evin prison, under false, politically motivated conspiracy charges. In this country we believe in free speech, but the Iranian government has silenced Roxana. This is her 5th day of hunger strike. Please show you care by changing your profile pic for the day. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tags/freeroxana/ & on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=182468470575

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