Walt Martin
Walt Martin

Please remove my name from this petition, I am against any partitioning of Iran. You can have Turkey, Iraq and Syria but not Iran.

Daniel Brett
Daniel Brett
  • Walt Martin

Isn't it up to the Kurds to determine their own future?

Brwa Osman
Brwa Osman
  • Walt Martin

Its our right, we don't want Iran, we want this Kurdistan state which Iran took it from us.

Daniel Brett
Daniel Brett
  • Walt Martin

What's so unique or good about Iran? If Kurds should have self-determination in Turkey, Iraq and Syria, why not in Iran? Iran is the Persian empire whose retreat under the Qajars was never completed. Its borders do not respect the territorial integrity of the non-Persian nations forced to be part of Iran without any democratic choice, such as Balochistan, Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, Al-Ahwaz, Turkmenistan. "Iranian" as an identity is a myth of the Pahlavi dynasty. The more these nations are...

What's so unique or good about Iran? If Kurds should have self-determination in Turkey, Iraq and Syria, why not in Iran? Iran is the Persian empire whose retreat under the Qajars was never completed. Its borders do not respect the territorial integrity of the non-Persian nations forced to be part of Iran without any democratic choice, such as Balochistan, Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, Al-Ahwaz, Turkmenistan. "Iranian" as an identity is a myth of the Pahlavi dynasty. The more these nations are persecuted, the more likely Iran will collapse like the Soviet Union or Yugoslavia.

Walt Martin
Walt Martin
  • Walt Martin

Yes it is up to the Kurds and that is why I asked to have my name removed. The petition should state their goal openly, which it does not. I'm here to help Iran refugees and denounce the brutal dictatorship in Tehran. All refugees; Kurds, Ahwazi, Baluch, Azari, Turks, Persians, etc,,not to disect Iran. Thank you.

Walt Martin
Walt Martin
  • Walt Martin

Also, Pahlavi is dead, It is not him imprisoning, raping and killing Iranians, it is Khamenei. Attacking a dead man is not going to resolve the problem at hand.

Daniel Brett
Daniel Brett
  • Walt Martin

I used to believe that Iran could become a free democratic country that respected the rights of all its constituent national groups. But after many years of being involved in advocacy for ethnic rights, I realise this is impossible.

There is too much hatred and Persian chauvinism at the heart of Iranian nationalism, which was defined by the Pahlavis and elaborated upon by the mullahs. Ethnic groups want to live in peace and equality, but Persian-led groups refuse to work with them and...

I used to believe that Iran could become a free democratic country that respected the rights of all its constituent national groups. But after many years of being involved in advocacy for ethnic rights, I realise this is impossible.

There is too much hatred and Persian chauvinism at the heart of Iranian nationalism, which was defined by the Pahlavis and elaborated upon by the mullahs. Ethnic groups want to live in peace and equality, but Persian-led groups refuse to work with them and rather engage in insults and intimidation that indicates a fascist mindset.

Having been the subject of a relentless personal campaign by both the Pahlavi-led monarchists and the supporters of the Islamic Republic (I really can't tell them apart), I understand the kind of aggression ethnic groups like the Kurds face. The only way Kurds will find freedom is through separation from Iran. The same goes for all other non-Persian groups.

Frederick John Irani Katz III

I have shared your petition with 50 of my facebook friends.

Brwa Osman
Brwa Osman
  • Frederick John Irani Katz III

Thank you.

Frederick John Irani Katz III
Frederick John Irani Katz III
  • Frederick John Irani Katz III

Brwa, I will always have your back, and anyone's back who is oppressed and screwed over. It is what my faith and belief in my country's constitution tells me to do. For that I may be a "Rogue" American but screw anyone who doesn't like it! lol. Let me know however I can be of help dude

Brwa Osman
Brwa Osman
  • Frederick John Irani Katz III

Your words mean a lot for us, it prove how right we are and how kind you are. Thank you dear.

Frederick John Irani Katz III
Frederick John Irani Katz III
  • Frederick John Irani Katz III

Thank you , dude, look me up on Facebook.

Pshtiwan Ahmadpour
Pshtiwan Ahmadpour

we will win one day.

Julie Gosling
Julie Gosling

Free Them Now

Rakel Soso
Rakel Soso

allah I yahmikoum.

Touch Stone
Touch Stone

Remember Halabja - the Turks are little better than Saddam.

Lorn Little
Lorn Little

Let's hope and pray that the Kurdish government no longer continue to ignore their own.
Set the Kurds free now!

Tayebeh Ardekani
Tayebeh Ardekani

be Omid Azadi IRAN & Hameh Iraniha.

Mahmoud Nickpi
Mahmoud Nickpi

To reach beyond the 16 Persian date Azar 1391 protests.
Iran 16 Azar Student and Teacher's Day.
To celebrate the 16-Azar street protests.

Stefano Farris
Stefano Farris

Freedom and Union for Kurdistan and his people!

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