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‘Interrupted Lives’ big success in Berlin!

The new “Interrupted Lives” project made in collaboration by the Abdorrahman Boroumand Foundation (ABF) and Amnesty International at Free University (FU) has kicked off it’s new tour in the heart of Europe. On Friday, November 11th, Ladan Boroumand along with the dedicated students of Amnesty FU showcased the event with in the purpose of spreading awareness to the current situation for students in Iran. The collecting of signatures for imprisoned students, the organized discussions and panels of experts on the matter, and the appearance of an Iranian student activist were but the minimum that ABF along with its partners accomplished to make this issue known. Around 90 students and other guests attended the event which was held within the corridor of the Henry Ford Building of the Free University in Berlin.

 

 

The exhibit was well received by the students and guests attending. The opening started Friday night with a few speeches by Ladan Boroumand and the members of Amnesty International FU. Also, a video made by the Boroumand Foundation was played during the interim of speeches. And finally, the well-known student activist, Sephr Masakeni, spoke about the realities of student life and violations of basic human rights occurring in Iran particularly from the point of view of LGBT individuals living under the Islamic Republic .

 

A full article in German can be found here. ABF would like to thank all the people and groups responsible for realizing this great event at the Free University in Berlin.

 

 

 

 

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