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things that make me fucking angry

“The great majority of the Basij, seemingly ever-patient and self-controlled, stood for hours as kids baited and yelled, shoved and provoked. A handful of officers used well-placed elbows while batons were raised only in response to the vandalism.” ~ Iranian … Continue reading

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Iran Again

A blog called ‘Iran in the Gulf’ has provided translations of Khiaban (‘The Street’) newspaper, which is apparently circulating among oppositional elements. “Long live popular sovereignty! Long live resistance to the Coup D’état! Death to dictatorship!” In the meantime, the … Continue reading

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Iran Bloggy

Extraordinary scenes: Robert Fisk in Iran, ABC, June 17, 2009 Support for the mass protests against Ahmadinejad’s re-election! But we should have no illusions that Massouvi would have been any better, Yassamine Mather, chair of Hands Off the People of … Continue reading

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Autnews : This Account Has Been Suspended

Brutal backlash targets Iran’s students Robert Tait and Saeed Dehghan, Tehran The Age June 17, 2009 HEAVY-handed police tactics with Iranian students are apparently aimed at quelling a wave of campus rebellions against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s disputed re-election, which authorities … Continue reading

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Hail Ahmadinejad! Hail Chávez!

See also : Follow The Developments In Iran Like A CIA Analyst, Marc Ambinder, The Altantic Monthly, June 15, 2009. 30 years ago, dead French philosophe Michel Foucault hailed the Islamic Revolution. See : ‘The Seductions of Islamism: Revisiting Foucault … Continue reading

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