Clerics Defy Ayatollah

Discussion in 'Iran' started by Annie, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. Annie
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    This seems really big:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/05/world/middleeast/05iran.html?_r=1&hp

     
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    They will all be arrested and put in prison as traitors and foreign agents..
     
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    Is that your view, your aspiration, or both?
     
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    I'm glad you posted this Annie, and I'm stunned that it's had so little reaction.

    Another view, this time from the Times of London.

    Iran clerics declare election invalid and condemn crackdown - Times Online
     
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    Thanks Annie. This could be very significant. Iran is a very strange country. Sort of an East Berln without the wall.
     
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    The Association of Researchers and Teachers of Quim?

    Interesting...
     
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    I do hope for the sake of the peoples freedom they can make a difference. I keep thinking and wondering how Perham is doing over there.




     
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    Looks like the NYT and the Times of London misidentified the group and exaggerated the impact. There is a group of clerics in Qom with several Grand Ayatollahs. If the statement was issued by those guys, there would have been an impact. The NYT has changed its statement from "most important group" to "an important group".
     
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    That is a very unfortunate name, isn't it?
     

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