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TAKE ACTION ON ZIA NABAVI’S 29th BIRTHDAY

December 15, 2012

ZIA WILL BE TURNING 29

December 21 is Shabe Yalda and Zia Nabavi’s birthday. Show your solidarity with the student activist banned from his education. He was arrested in June 2009 and has been imprisoned since then. He’s unlawfully held in prison exile, far away from his family.

Any action you take to show your support to Zia would be a great birthday gift!

LET’S GO!
To show your solidarity, YOU CAN:

1. Tweet your birthday greeting to Zia on Twitter using the hashtag #ZiaBDAY Your tweets will be collected by activists and compiled to create a large birthday card that will be sent to his family.

2. Change your FB profile picture in solidarity with Zia Nabavi. Find sample photos to use here

3. Print out pictures of Zia Nabavi and honour him at your Shabe Yalda festivities. Take a picture of your festivities and share on your FB profile or with the Zia Nabavi FB page.

4. Deliver a birthday message for Zia and upload it on Youtube. Then share the video on your FB profile or with the Zia Nabavi FB Page.

5. Urge your local government and media to talk about Zia Nabavi’s plight.

SAMPLE VIDEO MESSAGES

Persian2English’s Siavosh Jalili
Click here for English translation

Rachel, a young girl from Canada
 

Corrie, a member of Amnesty International Canada 

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