Iranian Americans’ rally calls for prosecution of Ebrahim Raisi. The rally will take place at the United Nations Plaza on Wednesday, September 21, protesting Tehran’s president Ebrahim Raisi’s presence at the United Nations General Assembly. Iranian Americans from across the country will gather to voice opposition to Raisi, calling for his prosecution for his part in 1988 massacre of 30,000 political prisoners. A crime against humanity. On July 14, 2022, Hamid Nouri, a prison aide to the “Death Commission” members, including Raisi, was sentenced to life, after ten months of court proceeding in Sweden. It was the very first case of 1988 massacre going to trial, so far.
In addition to Sec. Pompeo and Amb. John Bolton who are the known targets of assassination by Iran, Seven US Senators, 52 bipartisan members of the House of Representatives, over 500 Iranian American professionals have called President Biden to deny visa to Ebrahim Raisi.
The rally will take place in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, from 8:30am to 11:00am on 9/21. Prominent speakers are scheduled to address the event, including former Senators Joe Lieberman, Sam Brownback, and Robert Torricelli. Victims of Raisi’s crimes will also be speaking. Additional speakers will be announced as the date draws closer.