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"I think the regime has taken an enormous risk in confronting this situation in the manner that they have," said Mehrdad Khonsari, a consultant to the London-based Center for Arab and Iranian Studies.

"Now they'll have to hold their ground and hope that people don't keep coming back," he added. "But history has taught us that people in these situations lose their initial sense of fear and become emboldened by brutality."

Prayers for all those yearning to breathe free!

1 posted on 06/20/2009 7:39:21 PM PDT by NoPrisoners
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An old woman cloaked in a head-to-toe black chador shouted, "Death to the dictator," drawing the attention of Basij members who ran from the other side of the street and clubbed her, according to one witness contacted by the AP.
2 posted on 06/20/2009 7:41:18 PM PDT by NoPrisoners ("When in the course of human events...")
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Iran is just a few Years ahead of us...judging by this report....


3 posted on 06/20/2009 7:41:37 PM PDT by LtKerst (Lt Kerst)
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All witnesses spoke on condition of anonymity because they feared government reprisals. Iranian authorities have placed strict limits on the ability of foreign media to cover events, banning reporting from the street and allowing only phone interviews and information from officials sources such as state TV.
6 posted on 06/20/2009 7:48:12 PM PDT by NoPrisoners ("When in the course of human events...")
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The Freedom Fight is on.


9 posted on 06/20/2009 9:17:13 PM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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