Skip to comments.Khamenei Praises Arab Revolts As Iran Crushes Its Own Protests
Posted on 02/21/2011 7:15:16 AM PST by SunkenCiv
Green Movement leaders have been particularly incensed by the government's perceived double standards in condemning the Mubarak regime's violent suppression of protests when Iranian security forces used equally brutal tactics to quell mass demonstrations against Ahmadinejad's disputed reelection in 2009, which Musavi and Karrubi say was stolen.
The official Iranian line was expressed by the parliament speaker, Ali Larijani, on February 10 when he told Al-Jazeera: "The Egyptians have a peaceful protest. Why are they reacting to them with bullets and violence?"
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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (left) is pictured here with a member of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood. Khamenei says the revolts sweeping the Arab world have a spiritual kinship with Iran's own 1979 revolution.
The mullahs must be killed.
It is so awesome to see that even political doublespeak exists in the theocratic government of Iran..../s =.=
;’) See, they’re just like us. ;’)
And the White House says nothing about Iran - or Libya.
The White House has been saying plenty about Libya, I don’t think I’ve seen a “you have to step down” statement to Gaddafy though. Double-check the Libya keyword.
But yes, I’ve seen nothing significant from Zer-hole about the Iranian people’s uprising — the latest of many Iranian people’s uprisings.