Iran opposition leaders to attend ‘Neda’ memorial

TEHRAN, July 30 — Iranian opposition leaders will attend a memorial ceremony today for protesters killed since the country’s disputed presidential election in June, an opposition website said.

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Bon Jovi makes ‘Stand’ with new Iran protest video

DETROIT, June 30 —  A new version of Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me” featuring Jon Bon Jovi dueting in Farsi with exiled Iranian singer Andy Madadian, is making the rounds as an online video.

The track’s co-producer, Don Was, says the video is meant to send “a musical message of worldwide solidarity” to the Iranian people in the aftermath of the country’s recent disputed election.

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Riot police block Iran protesters

 

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Riot police blocked protesters from gathering in Tehran on Wednesday, witnesses said, as Iran’s supreme leader warned he will not back down in the face of unrest following the disputed presidential vote.

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Neda Agha-Soltan

From : Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Neda Salehi Agha-Soltan (Persian: ندا صالحی آقا سلطانNedā Āġā-Soltān; born 1982, died June 20, 2009) is an Iranian woman whose fatal shooting on 20 June 2009 provided a rallying cry for Iranians protesting that country’s 2009 presidential elections.

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Iran bans election protest footballers

Ali Karimi during Iran's World Cup qualifying match in South Korea

Ali Karimi during Iran’s World Cup qualifying match in South Korea. Photograph: Lee Jae-Won/Reuters

Their gesture attracted worldwide comment and drew the attention of football fans to Iran‘s political turmoil. Now the country’s authorities have taken revenge by imposing life bans on players who sported green wristbands in a recent World Cup match in protest against Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s disputed re-election.

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Video: Neda Iran, one life lost for a greater cause but Japanese photo-journalist Kenji Nagai’s life lost was ignored by castrated Japan government and Eunuch UNSC members

Video: Neda Iran, one life lost for a greater cause

but Japanese photo-journalist Kenji Nagai’s life lost

was ignored by castrated Japan government

and Eunuch UNSC members

from:THE INQUISITR

Here’s the Neda Iran video. A strict warning: the Neda Iran video contains deeply disturbing images:

 

Footage capturing the last, terrible seconds of Kenji Nagai’s life has been aired on Japanese television – horrifying a nation and realising the truth that the 50-year old photo-journalist was murdered by Burmese troops.

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Tear gas and Twitter: Iranians take their protests online

Supporters of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi protest in Tehran on June 13, 2009.

(CNN) — Iranian protesters have found a new outlet to mobilize and take action. The presidential election has proved how much opposition supporters can demand change without necessarily taking to the streets. Just give them a computer and an Internet connection and watch what they can do.

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