Thursday, July 9, 2009

Protests Ramp Up in Iran

You thought it was over? Not hardly. AP reports this morning that the protesters in Iran have a renewed vigor. These are the first protests in the 11 days since Iran's theocratic dictator, "Supreme Leader" Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, brutally put them down. About two dozen protesters were killed in clashes with police forces during the previous protests. Hundreds of young men and women chanted "death to the dictator," confronting police wielding batons and firing tear gas in the capital Thursday as opposition activists sought to revive street protests despite authorities' vows to "smash" any new marches. Full Story from Associated Press/Yahoo! News... Let's understand this. You don't openly chant "death to the dictator" when your leader is actually a dictator unless you really mean it. To do so invites that dictator's police force to kill you where you stand, no questions asked. Keep an eye on Iran. The situation in Iran is far from over. Leave a Comment... See Our Online Store Chicago News Bench RSS Feed We're on Twitter...