The organizers forwarded footage of their 12 June event earlier. See it here: http://12june.org/?p=860
In the city of Goiânia, capital of the state of Goiás, Brazil, 50 people gathered in the centre of Praça Universitária at 9 am, to support the freedom of the seven Bahá’í leaders: Fariba Kamalabadi, Jamaloddin Khanjani, Afif Naeimi, Saeid Rezaie, Mahvash Sabet, Behrouz Tavakkoli, and Vahid Tizfahm.
The participants wore masks with the face of the prisoners of conscience in in Iran and displayed a banner of 5X2 meters. The act was co-sponsored by the Bahá’í Local Assembly and was supported by the Human Rights Commission of Goiânia. People who were passing by asked for more information and showed their solidarity signing a petition on behalf of the seven bahá’í.
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In Curitiba, 30 people gathered at 9:30 am at the Boca Maldita side walk wearing masks and carrying the banner of the campaign. More than 200 people who were passing by showed solidarity to the cause and signed the petition. Members of the Baha’i community prepared a leaflet to distribute to people, which was received well.
Porto Alegre, Brazil
In Porto Alegre, the event began at 9 am in the park Moinhos de Vento, one of the most visited places in the city, around 9:30 a.m. and more than 40 people were part of the mobilization, in addition to those passing by.
Also present supporting the act were the President of the Israelite Federation of Rio Grande do Sul (FIRS), Mr. Henry Chmelnitsky exceutivo and director, Mr. Albert Poziomyck.
In Salvador, 40 people gathered from 9am to 11am on a square in front of Shopping Iguatemi, where they signed the petition in defence of the seven Baha’i leaders. People passing by were also moved to sign the document. The number of people exceeded the expectations. The event was registered on video and photos.
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
In São Paulo, members of the local Bahá’i Community joined forces with friends from the Frente pela Liberdade no Iran (FLI) to demand the immediate release of all prisoners of conscience in Iran. The group met at 9:30 am at the Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo under heavy rain and cold weather. The 7 Bahá’í leaders were remembered along with the journalist and Human Rights advocate Emadedin Baghi, also jailed in Iran. Around 20 people staged it’s protest in front of one of the most famous landmarks of the city of São Paulo, the “Monumento das Bandeiras”.
Rio de Janeiro
In Rio de Janeiro a bicycle (bikedoor) circled the side walk of Copacabana beach carrying a banner with the image of Shiva Nazarahari, human rights activist, and Emad Baghi, Journalist and human rights defender, both arrested without formal accusations. About 20 people gathered at 9am to support the mobilization, among them people from Niterói and Juiz de Fora. People passing on the side walk stopped to ask about the event and sign a petition demanding the immediate release of prisoners – a total of 170 people signed the document.