Tagged: Iran

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InFocus: America’s ‘provocative weakness’

The Jewish Policy Center ran my article, “America’s ‘provocative weakness,’” in the winter edition of its quarterly journal, InFocus. The piece relates to how US strategy toward dealing with Russia (presuming that there is a strategy), and important foreign policy positions concerning Iran, Syria, the Muslim Brotherhood and Europe, are playing into the Kremlin’s hands and giving Vladimir Putin an...

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From my former students: Active Measures 2013

Congratulations to my former students, who have put together the second issue of Active Measures journal. It’s available now on Amazon. The journal was, but is no longer, associated with a blog, ActiveMeasures.org. Active Measures is a scholarly journal founded and run by graduate students studying with my former employer, where I was Annenberg Professor of International Communication for 13...

Wikipedia report on Haleh Sahabi was altered to give Iranian regime version of her death

Within hours of the Basij murder of human rights activist Haleh Sahabi, a new entry on Wikipedia appeared, which changed the facts to suit the regime’s official line. The Wikipedia page was altered from the original entry, which said she died during a struggle at her father’s funeral, and change to give the regime’s official version that she died from...

Haleh Sahabi

Haleh’s murder prompts USA and Britian to demand answers from Iran

The murder of human rights activist Haleh Sahabi (pictured) at the funeral of her dissident father on June 1 – and the regime’s coverup of the crime – has promoted the United States and British governments to demand answers from the Islamic Republic. “Both Haleh and her father suffered in life for their political activism including imprisonment,” deputy US State...

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Fearful Iran regime uses commandos to take down satellite dishes

More signs of the Iranian regime’s fear of information: Special units are continuing to dismantle satellite dishes on apartment buildings. This video, brought to us by Freedom Messenger and taken this month, shows a special operations crew on a rooftop so a commando can rappel down to destroy satellite dishes. IranChannel comes across a lot of videos, but they are...

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Documenting regime crimes can be used as destabilization tool

(From IranChannel.org) Did you ever wonder what those mullahs did with the monthly zakat contributions from faithful Iranian Muslims? This video gives an idea. It was surreptitiously taken last year at the Hozeh Elmieh Seminary in Qom, shot at a 90 degree angle from behind a wooden screen. We can tell that the adult in the video is a Shi’a...

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London: Roger Waters shows Neda’s image at ‘The Wall’ concert

Former Pink Floyd master Roger Waters showed an image of the martyred Neda Agha Soltan as part of his sensational performance of “The Wall.” Waters has been a longtime supporter of the Iranian resistance. The image appears during Waters’ rendition of “Thin Ice,” following images of his late father, killed during World War II during the Battle of Anzio, and...

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Amnesty International seeks ‘urgent action’ on Shiva and Fakhravar

Amnesty International has taken up the cause of two Confederation of Iranian Students (CIS) members abducted by the Islamic Republic of Iran. Shiva Kamalipour Azad and Arash Fakhravar were abducted separately on April 26 and April 29, 2011. The London-based group is urging people to contact Iran’s Supreme Leader and other figures directly, and is seeking international diplomatic action. Amnesty...