Thousands of faces from all over Europe have set a sign of solidarity for the people in the Iran since July 2009. The action “A face for human rights in the Iran” in Cologne, numerous passers-by were willing to hold talks, to inform themselves about the violence of the regime on its people and to photograph her face in solidarity with the people of the Iran again. The station forecourt in Cologne is situated on the steps of the Cathedral and offers an impressive scenery. Top is raised the Cathedral and bears witness to a time when in Cologne the clergy and people with spiritual disposition invested their time and their money, to give strong expression of their faith. A popular meeting place seems to be the stairs to the Cathedral and many young couples sit comfortably with the impressive building in the back in the Sun. Cuddling and kissing included.
The station joins side of the stairs and shines in the light with its glass facade. Steadily, the doors to the station building spit out new comers. Most aspire to the steps of the Cathedral over in the city centre. Some gather at the square, some celebrate bachelorette party, others take a bath in the crowd and are curious. This Saturday afternoon, loses just the 1 FC Cologne against the guests from Stuttgart and the Swabian brought hope for the relegation. The Sun has an unusual power for April, just remind you the intermittent gusts that sweep across the square, it is still a cool season. From all over the world, strip passers-by at the stand of the International Organization for the protection of human rights in the Iran over, clip and engage in talks on Iran. Even urgent understand immediately what it is when the action and let in the pre-accession noise with a sign along a photo of her face: “A face for human rights in the Iran”.
Some want to understand what are the dervishes and why going against the regime in the Iran, others can not believe that a regime can dominate a nation of creative, sincere and intelligent people in the 21st century and suppress. You want to help. Soon came the hundred faces together. Again, a successful action, says Anne-Marie van den Bercken, the initiator of the action from Venlo, Netherlands. The action began Bercken 2009 in Venlo as Anne-Marie van den along with Amnesty Netherlands in connection with the protests in the Iran and decided the brutal reaction of the regime to put a sign of solidarity. Since then, Europe’s actions have instead in more than twenty cities found. “We will perform further actions, until the population from the tongs of a brutal ideology is released”, says Anne-Marie van den Bercken by the International Organization for the protection of human rights in the Iran. The action is carried out in cooperation with other organizations. Among other things involved repeatedly local groupings of Amnesty International, also the solidarity group of mothers of Laleh Park is always so also on May 3 in Frankfurt at the main station. When do you invite the activists in your city? Helmut N. fork, mehriran.de