Week of Action: One Million Voices For Shane And Josh
The week leading up to their trial in Tehran, join an international week of action to free the two American Hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal.
In 2009, Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, along with Shane’s fiancée Sarah Shourd, were arrested along an unmarked stretch of the Iranian-Iraqi border.
While Sarah was released in September 2009, the two men are falsely accused of espionage and could face many more years in prison if convicted.
One Million Voices for Shane and Josh is an international call in blitz on the Iranian Interests section in Washington D.C..
We will remind the Iranian government that the whole world is watching and want Shane and Josh's immediate release to their family.
Shane and Josh are expected to face trial on July 31st, 2011 the two year anniversary of their detention.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
USE YOUR PHONE - CALL EVERYDAY
Ring the Iranian Embassy - week of JULY 25th, 2011
USA - The Interests Section of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Washington D.C. at (202) 965-4990
Outside USA - Ring your local Iranian embassy
Leave this message
“I am a supporter of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal. I know that the two are not spies and urge you to release them and allow them to travel home to their families tomorrow.”
Please remember to remain polite and respectful.
URGE YOUR FRIENDS TO DO BECOME A VOICE FOR SHANE AND JOSH
Email this call to action to your friends, contacts and list-serves you are a part of.
Ask organizations you know to encourage their membership to participate.
Change your Facebook and Twitter status to encourage your friends to participate. http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=130868626998159
Organize an informal event at your home, workplace, community center making phones available for your community to call from.
LET THE CAMPAIGN KNOW
The campaign will only know if they have reached the goal of a million phone calls if you let them know you have done your part!
If you take action for Shane and Josh, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and let them know about it!