Iranian athletes boycott parliamentary elections farce

In a statement, Iranian national athletes and heroes, such as Moslem Eskandar Filabi, former Iranian wrestling champion, holder of 17 medals and chairman of the Sports Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), have called for a boycott of the Iranian regime’s sham parliamentary elections on February 21. The statement is as follows:

For the liberation of Iran

For popular sovereignty and the destruction of the religious fascism

Our vote is overthrow!

To the brave and risen people of Iran

Boycotting the Iranian regime’s sham parliamentary elections is a national and patriotic duty for all the Iranians, athletes, and sports lovers. It is also a sign of solidarity and a tribute to the blood of over 1500 young men and women martyrs of the Iran protests in November 2019; and over 120 thousand martyrs and hundreds of thousands of those who were arrested, tortured and sacrificed their lives for a free Iran and the Iranian regime’s downfall.

In order to achieve a free Iran and fulfilling ideals and goals of the great Iranian nation and her countless martyrs, particularly great national athletes and heroes such as Habib Khabiri, member and captain of the Iranian national football team, Houshang Montazerolzour, Iran wrestling champion at the 1979 Olympic games, Forouzan Abdi, member of the Iranian national women’s volleyball team, Hamid Etrati Koshali, member of the Iranian national football team, Shahla Shahdoust, member of the national table-tennis team, Samad Montazeri, Iran weightlifting champion, Mahshid Razaghi, Member of the Iranian national youth team and Javad Nasiri, Iran fencing champion, we are boycotting the mullahs’ regime’s elections farce and our vote is the regime’s downfall.

List of Signatories:

1. Moslem Eskandar Filabi, former Iranian wrestling champion and holder of 17 medals, holder of the Iranian national hero’s armband, and chairman of the Sports Committee of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
2. MohammedGhorbani,former wrestling world champion
3. BahramMavedat,former member of the national football team
4. Asghar Adibi, former member of the national football team
5. Hassan Nayeb Agha,formermember of the national football team
6. Abbas NovinRoozgar,former member of the national football team
7. KazemGhulami, holder of the second place of the international wrestling championship
8. Manouchehr Arastoopoor, holder of the second place of the International Adult Sailing
9. SaeedIpakchi,former member of the Iranian national team
10. Firoozeh Ojagh,formermember of the Iranian Women’s Basketball Team
11. Mohammad Behroozi, formerofficial referee of the Football Federation
12. Golpar Parvarde, Silver-medalist of the European Gymnastics
13. Majid Moshtari, former member of the national football team
14. Mohammad Azadan, formermember of the national football team
15. Ali Sajjadi,formerfootballer at Homa Club
16. MohammadYousefali, formermember of the Iranian national youth football team

Source » ncr-iran

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