To defend the freedom of belief and rights of religious minorities in Iran
To build a bridge between religious minorities to share their experiences and learn from each other
To challenge existing discriminatory laws against these minorities
To exchange views with civil rights activists, lawyers and thinkers on the situation of religious minorities and freedom of belief
To Introduce books and articles written about religious minorities in Iran
To Foster social justice
Fred Petrossian is the founder and editor of MvoicesIran. Fred is a veteran journalist and researcher, who previously worked as the Iran editor of Global Voices, co-founder of the award-winning March 18 Movement, and Online Editor-in-Chief of Radio Free Europe’s Persian service. Fred has been an international speaker on civil society and citizen media in media and academic centers, such as Yale University and his writing has been published in such international media as The Washington Post.