Day of Action for Xiyue Wang, Feb. 20, 2019

Posted
February 22, 2019

To skip the noise in the beginning, jump to 0:43.

Speakers, Rally at Chancellor Green:

Michael McGovern, 0:43
Hua Qu, 6:46
Joshua Bauchner, 17:20
Keith Wailoo, 22:41
Taylor Zajicek, 28:15
Daniel Munier, 32:24

 

Graduate Students Hold ‘Day of Action’ to Seek Release of Xiyue Wang from Iranian Prison

By Daniel Day, Office of Communications

A call-a-thon and a campus rally organized by graduate students brought renewed attention Wednesday, Feb. 20, to the plight of Xiyue Wang, a Princeton University graduate student imprisoned in Iran for nearly three years.

About 150 students, faculty, staff and friends of Wang and his family held electric votive candles in Chancellor Green as several speakers decried Wang’s unjust detention.

“On this Day of Action, every phone call made, every message emailed on Wang’s behalf, every person present in this room reaffirms the resolute spirit of this community to continue to work for his safe release,” said Sarah-Jane Leslie, dean of the Graduate School.

Read more at News at Princeton.

Free Xiyue Wang Day of Action poster