Gateway Pundit: Interview with Ahmad Batebi on Mousavi and the movement of the people….

Interview with Gateway Pundit

Background on Ahmad Batebi courtesy of erfan342:

Ahmad Batebi is an Iranian student who gained notoriety for his appearance on the cover of The Economist magazine holding up a bloodied shirt belonging to a fellow student who had been beaten by the Basij paramilitaries.

The photo, which has been called “an icon for Iran’s student reform movement,” was taken during the Iranian Student Protests in July 1999 in Tehran.

Following its publishing, Batebi was arrested, tried in closed-door proceedings, found guilty of “creating unrest,” and sentenced to death. This was reduced to 10 years after domestic and international outcry. Less well-known are persistent reports of torture and ill-treatment of Batebi in prison…

June 21, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , . Obama Administration, Politics. Comments off.

Basij shoots to death a young woman in Tehran

Update: 4:35pm EST: WH released a pretty weak statement, and despite the love affair TOTUS has with the media he did not make an appearance to read it….a very disturbing video via Facebook, posting it here to make sure word is out, via Ed’s HotAir continuing coverage:

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June 20, 2009. Tags: , , , , , . Obama Administration, Politics, Terrorism. Comments off.

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