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2018 IRAN FREEDOM CONVENTION For Human Rights & Democracy
May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Date: 05 May 2018
Location: Grand Hyatt Washington, Independence Ballroom 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Some 1,000 delegates representing Iranian-American communities in 40 states will attend the 2018 Iran Freedom Convention for Democracy and Human Rights.
The Convention is scheduled for Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC.
The participants will voice support for the Iranian people who rose up in protest in December 2017. By January, the uprising had spread at lightning speed to 142 cities. Protests continue, with tens of thou-sands of people venting their anger at the regime in chants of “death to the dictator.” Steel workers in Ahvaz, workers at the Haft-Tapeh Sugar Cane Factory in Shush (southwest Iran), farmers in Isfahan, defrauded investors in Tehran, Rasht (northern Iran) and Mashhad (northeast Iran), and ordinary Iranians in cities nationwide are voicing their grievances against the regime.
Alarmed at the spread and threat posed by the protests, Iranian authorities have cracked down with brute force, but to no avail.
The Convention will feature renowned Iranian scholars, academics, and business owners as well as Iranians representing the younger generation who support a free and democratic Iran consistent with the 10-point plan of Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI).
Members of Congress from both parties as well as former senior U.S. officials have been invited to address the Convention.
Several young Iranian musicians will perform as well.
For additional information, please visit http://www.oiac-us.com/Events/DC-Convention/