AHMADINEJAD AND his oligarch cronies have been having a rough couple of months. The ayatollah is out for blood, and those in “elected” office are under attack.
He looks like he is somewhat annoyed and unimpressed, while those around him appear nervous (and rightfully so).
12:38am Pacific Time A tumblog has been setup to track pictures of the hooligans that rioted in Vancouver after the hockey game, here: Vancity Riot Criminals Tumblog 12:30am Pacific Time It is unfortunate that yet another Stanley Cup final in Vancouver has turned into a shameful riot. In 1994 we saw the same thing following [...]
This is a live-blog reporting on Iran on the second anniversary of the disputed 2009 presidential election. Also running great live-blogs on Iran today, our colleagues EA WorldView and Dissected News. James Miller (Dissected News, EA Worldview) will be taking over the blog for a while. 2006 GMT: People march down the sidewalks under the [...]
Live-blog: Iran – June 11, 2011 (21 Khordad) – Approaching the 2nd anniversary of the 2009 Green Uprising
4:00am, Sunday, June 12, 2011 (IRDT) Banooye Sabz has provided us with link to a live roundtable discussion in Washington with opposition spokespersons, Amir Arjomand and Mojtaba Vahedi. 2:45am, Sunday, June 12, 2011 (IRDT) Rahesabz reports loud and sustained nighttime protest chants in multiple areas throughout Tehran, and on various university campuses on the eve [...]
We came across the following video trailer on Twitter. Produced by a Bridge and Tunnel Productions:
5:55 GMT A week ago a call for a silent protest in Tehran on June 12 (22 Khordad) from 6pm to 8pm, was made by the Coordination Council of the Green Path of hope, a group linked to opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi. There have been expressions of disappointment, and a sense [...]
On the 22nd anniversary of Ayatollah Khomeini’s death, in the midst of the heated political climate in Iran and weeks of rivalry between the Khamenei and Ahmadinejad camps, with a seemingly uncomfortable President seated near two of his rivals within the establishment — judiciary chief Sadegh Larijani and former President Hashemi Rafsanjani — the Supreme [...]