Toomaj Salehi, is a 32-year-old Iranian underground hip hop singer mostly known for his protest songs concerning Iran’s societal issues and the policies of the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Toomaj was arrested (for a second time)on October 30th, 2022, during rotests in relation to the death of Mahsa Amini . IRNA (Iranian national news agency) released a photo of Toomaj blindfolded in the backseat of a car. The location where he is being kept is unknown. This event is to raise awareness about him and other musicians who are currently held captive in Iran. The session will be held on Thursday 10th of November 2022 from 16:00-17:30 GMT.
- Prof. Griffith Rollefson
- Mr Veria Amiri
- Ms Shirin Assa
- Dr Mastoureh Fathi
Registration is free, but places are limited. Please register via eventbrite here and a link to the event will be emailed to you.