Archiv für den Tag 13. November 2011

The Latest from Iran (12 November): The Rise of the „Cotton Hero“

The Revolutionary Guard base, west of Tehran, struck by an explosion today (see 1515 GMT)


2135 GMT: Ahmadinejad Watch. Influential MP Ahmad Tavakoli, a prominent critic of the President, has denied that he asked Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to stand for election in 2005. He says instead that he stepped aside in favour of a candidacy by Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf, now Mayor of Tehran. Lies den Rest dieses Beitrags

One of the Seven

The story began when life took the color of blood and prison; the 1979 Revolution in which the execution ropes were dancing in the skies to the death song and the sound of bullets were heard in every ear. Two years after the so called “glorious” revolution, 9 members of the Spiritual Assembly who thought of eliminating the republic disappeared when thinking of eliminating the Republic which was supposed to become Islamic. To this day, their bodies have not been found and no information has been heard. Those who went to the 8 year long Iran-Iraq War and never returned, were considered “missing” but what is the right name to call the 9 Baha’is who never returned. Lies den Rest dieses Beitrags

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