June 21st: Mohammad Reza Hedayat Speaking TourPosted: June 4, 2012
End the Prison Industrial Complex, AKA and No One Is Illegal (Kingston) present:
Mohammad Reza Hedayat Speaking Tour
June 21st, 2012 at 7pm
AKA (75 Queen Street), wheelchair accessible
Chilcare available – please contact epic [at] riseup.net
Mohammad Reza Hedyat was arrested at an anti-racist demonstration in Toronto in January 2011. He was given trumped-up charges including aggravated assault and while in police custody was beaten and hospitalized. He has been on strict bail conditions including house arrest since, and has had his Canadian citizenship process suspended. If convicted, Mohammad is facing possible deportation to Iran.
On June 21st at AKA, Mohammad speaks about his arrest, police violence, prison, and his struggles with the immigration system to garner support before his trial commences on July 4th.