Son of Imprisoned Iranian Dissident Begins 14-day Hunger Strike in San Francisco
Fog City Journal / Luke Thomas
17-Sep-2009 (one comment)

The son of a political dissident arrested and jailed in Iran in June began a 14-day hunger strike in front of San Francisco City Hall yesterday.

Poet, musician and political activist, Turaj Zaim, 33, said he is undertaking his hunger strike to help draw international attention to the plight of his father’s imprisonment and the ongoing persecution and human rights abuses inflicted on Iranian citizens who dare to speak out against Iran’s repressive theocratic regime.

Those abuses in include torture, rape and murder.


Turaj Zaim on Hunger Strike

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