THE WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING


Iran and North Korea

This revolution for democracy in Iran is monumental. We ought to be arming the people - ought to be sending in the women’s army we have marginalized to the camps at the border.
RECOUNT OF "SOME" BALLOTS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE -- LET INTERNATIONAL OBSERVERS COUNT ALL THE BALLOTS IN A NEW ELECTION -- FREE ALL THOSE ARRESTED.

Now is the time to help anyway you can!
The same so called feminists who did not support the liberation of women in Iraq and Afghanistan are now supporting Hillary and Obama in doing nothing. Patience they say because their heroes support the dictators by refusing to act. Soon the word feminist will stink to the heavens. Don't follow leaders. Support this democrat revolution in Iran. Pressure our so called leaders to support it. Stop parroting the male left who never met a sexist oppressor they did not love. Women support Women! Stop whining about the Carrie Prejeans of the world and support women who are braving torture and dying for freedom. Let the world know we are on the side of any people who fight for democracy. There are many ways from diplomacy to global united actions to arming the revolution. DO SOMETHING! DO EVERYTHING! Speeches are not enough except for the Obama/Clinton groupies.

http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,986213,00.html
Read the woman's army leader's blog Here.
NEWS ON HER BLOG
Iran: At least 10 protesters killed and hundreds injured
Monday, 15 June 2009
Mrs. Rajavi calls for formation of international mission to investigate the deaths and arrests
In yet another criminal act, agents of the Revolutionary Guards on Monday afternoon killed at least one protester in Tehran and injured many others.
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Iran: Barbaric raid on Tehran hospital to arrest the wounded, medical staff resist
Sunday, 14 June 2009
Agents of the regime’s notorious Ministry of Intelligence and Security and anti-riot forces launched an inhumane raid on Tehran’s Hezar Takhtekhabi Hospital at 01.30 am on Sunday to arrest those injured during clashes on Saturday. The agents assaulted the medical staff there. The suppressive forces continued with their pressures until 03.30 am when they were finally forced to leave following resistance by the medical staff and the relatives of those injured. In the course of the standoff, treatment for the injured had to be put on hold even as the number of injured people transferred to the hospital increased.
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FROM Women Against Fundamentalism in Iran,

Iran election protester details encounter with riot police militiamen
Iran election protester details encounter with riot police, militiamen 15 June 2009 The Los Angeles TimesBy Borzou Daragahi
A bag that an activist left with strangers during a Tehran protest against election results leads to an interview in which she recounts a frantic search for her brother and beatings by police.Anousheh's hazel eyes burned from the smoke. She caught her breath. Up the boulevard, amid the hazy din, the riot police were beating people with batons and threatening others.
Screams erupted, as young men and women ran for cover.
The 29-year-old Iranian interior designer and her brother, Babak, had just been up there, at the northern end of Tehran's Africa Boulevard, where the crowds were chanting, "Death to the dictator!" -- a burgeoning mass of hundreds of people protesting alleged vote count fraud in the reelection of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
As bearded, truncheon-wielding Ansar-e Hezbollah militiamen began storming the gathering crowds, Anousheh and Babak sprinted down the street, losing sight of each other in the chaos. She searched for him on side streets with no luck.
She thought about going back home, but knew there was no way her protective big brother would leave the scene without first finding her. She imagined him lying in agony on the roadway, or locked up in a wagon and taken to prison, perhaps Evin and its solitary confinement wing, where she said her mother had spent 40 grueling days in 2003.
Before going back into the crowd and risking arrest or a beating, she decided to jettison her backpack, which contained a digital camera packed with potentially provocative images of stone-throwing demonstrators, a wallet full of identification cards, and her and her brother's cellphones, with numbers of all their contacts. "Can you please take this?" she said to a group of strangers sitting in a car, observing the unrest ahead. "I need to find my brother."
The baffled passengers took the bag, opened it quickly to be make sure the contents were not dangerous, and watched as she sprinted back into the melee, a solitary figure in a beige coat and light green head scarf. READ MORE in their newsletter - scroll way down the page.

Iran E-Zan Newsletter
June 15, 2009

With the widespread protests in full swing, Iranians are sending a strong message to the world that there is no republic in the "Islamic Republic of Iran". Iranians live under a system of theocracy which makes mockery of democratic processes such as elections. Still, the doubtful White House refuses to call the recent elections in Iran a sham and rigged because it is pinning is hope on negotiation even with the unelected and Supreme-Leader-selected Ahmadinejad.

The fact is, theocracy has been in full swing since 1981. Over the past four years, many have come to know what Ahmadinejad is all about, the excitement is now over the new guy, Mirhossein Mossavi. A quick glance on history of crackdowns, massacres and wave of suppression, however, implicates both Ahmadinejad and the so-called "opposition candidate" Mossavi.

Both men were directly and indirectly engaged in:

- The 1980 engineering of "Cultural Revolution" in the universities and the subsequent crackdown on all opposition groups from 1981-1986 which led to mass arrests and executions, including execution of pregnant women, 9-year-old girl and 70-year-old grandmother.

- The 1988 massacre of political prisoners which led to killings of thousands including many women. - The chain killings of the writers and intellectuals with at least 133 people killed, mostly in Tehran, during the 1990's.

- The worldwide assassination of exiled political opponents which took lives of at least 210 people from 1991 to 1997.

- The crushing of student movement, mass arrests and executions in the summer of 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003.

- The crackdown and mass arrest of women on International Women's Day in 2004, 2005, and 2006

- The weekly public hanging including several hangings and stoning of women in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

So, even if the Supreme Leader, Khameini, would have sanctioned Mossavi's presidency, he is still responsible for his crimes against the Iranian people given the above glimpse into his past. One has to keep in mind that the post-election protests in Iran is not about Mossavi. It is about rejecting the regime in its entirety.
As the demonstrators shout "down with dictatorship", they are taking advantage of the opportunity of regime's infighting to press for their demands and desire. Unfortunately, the mainstream western media and analysts have failed to recognize this glaring fact.

The world community must look beyond Mossavi and take note of the message that is coming from the Iranian people. It is time to isolate the regime and recognize its illegitimacy of all its factions. It is unacceptable that as Iranian people paying the the price of freedom with their lives, the world continues to "monitor the situation" in silence.
Washington needs to be reminded that democracy is more than the mocked elections that just took place in Iran. The ongoing protests is about human rights, equality, respect for civil society, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and freedom of association and that is the weapon Iranians are using against the regime in Tehran.


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