Mr. Azad Zamani, Execrative Director of
“Association of Defending Children Rights”
Once again has been summoned for investigations.
According to Iran
tribune site, yesterday Wednesday Feb. 9th. Mr.
Azad Zamani, execrative Director of “Association
of Defending Children Rights*” A very well known NGO working
in Iran-Kurdistan, (Sanandaj, Saqez, Mareyvan, and Kamyaran),
once again has been summoned to the investigations agency of the
Last week, Feb 5th.
Mr. Zamani was already once summoned to the agency.
It was stated in
the news that Mr. Zamani was distributing “propaganda” against
the execution of the children under the age of 18, and was
objecting to the lack of basic freedom and rights for the
children of Iran.
In the past year
these “propaganda’s” have been noted in many events such as the
snowman festival with 30,000 attendee in many cities in the
province of the Kurdistan, the march of the global children’s
day, the circle of children ‘s rights defense and other
It was stated in
the news that Mr. Zamani is to surrender himself to this agency
by 13th April 2005.
unwarranted summoning of Mr. Zamani is causing unrest and
concerns with the members of the “Association of Defending
Children Rights” and the people.
It is noteworthy
that the snowmen’s festival and the march of the global
children’s day, has been sponsored by the “Association of
Defending Children Rights”.
of Children First is seeking assistance from all
international organizations that protect and defend human rights
and children’s rights and is requesting that all object to the
summoning of Mr. Zamani. The organization of Children First
will be following this event that has threatened Mr. Zamani’s
rights and freedom, through the international organizations.
for Children’s First Organization.
defending children rights”