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Friday, June 02, 2006

News on Iranian Riots

Sunday, May 28, 2006.
  • SMCCDI reported that tens of Islamist militiamen have taken over the Tehran's College of Law in an effort to increase terror and smash any protest action.
  • Amir Taheri, Arab News reported on the unrest in Iran's provinces.
  • The Telegraph interviewed Iranian dissident, Roya Tolouee, who told of the assaults and threats against her and her children during 66 Days in an Iranian jail.
Monday, May 29, 2006.
  • Rooz Online provided a detailed report on the recent student unrest in Tehran.
  • Reporters Without Borders called for the “immediate release” of two Azeri journalists, Amin Movahedi and Orouj Amiri.
Tuesday, May 30, 2006.
  • The Christian Science Monitor argued that ethnic tensions could crack Iran's firm resolve against the world.
  • Reuters reported that the exiled son of Iran's late shah on Monday called on the Bush administration to put action before rhetoric in ousting Tehran's Islamic regime.
  • The Price of Freedom reported that Abed Tavanche an Iranian dissident blogger in Iran has supposedly been arrested.
Wednesday, May 31, 2006.
  • Ken Timmerman, reported on the recent protests by Christian Iranians in the Northwest city of Ourimieh, in West Azerjaijan province.
  • Alan Peters, AntiMullah said publishing of the names and addresses of these radicals is a one way of reducing the violent suppression of the Iranian opposition.
  • Rooz Online reported that in recent days, the Iranian government has sharply increased its control and monitoring of Internet users though what is known as “smart filtering.”
Please read at least some of these articles. You say you don't want war? Then READ! Write, call, do whatever you can. Be polite, be accurate, be concise, be convincing. We can do this. Have a nice day.

Category: Iran.