Just because the media has focused its attention on the dead celebrities doesn’t mean that the situation in Iran has gone away.
Marjane Satrapi, author of the autobiographical comic Persepolis, is asking people to sign an open letter to Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations. Basically, the letter is asking for the United Nations to expel Iran’s government from the world community and close down its embassies in protest against the Islamic Republic’s violations of human rights. It also asks that the hundreds of pictures and videos be used as evidence in a trial against the Islamic Republic by the International Court of Law.
I have signed it myself, and I’m asking you to sign it. I don’t know if this will do any good, but it’s better than being silent.