Monday, July 6, 2009

Green is the Color of Dissent - Silenced

The photo shows one protest tactic being used on statues in Iran.

In other news circulating today on usually reliable Twitter feeds:

Photos of election protests around the world are being forwarded widely in Iran.

SMS service has been shut down once again in Tehran.

A sandstorm in Tehran is allowing protesters to go through the city writing anti-government slogans on city walls.

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s son-in-law has been disowned by his father. Mahdi Khorsheedi’s father now says he no longer has a son named Mahdi because he had sided with Ahmadinejad.

Hamid Maddah, a core member of Mousavi’s campaign in Mashhad, died in custody on Saturday. He had been arrested in Gowharshad Mosque along with many other Mousavi supporters. According to sources, he had been tortured badly and wasn’t able to recover. The official death certificate registers the cause of death as internal bleeding in the skull.

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