Blog Posts - Iranian Elections



Viva La e-Revolucion (Social Media’s Impact on Politics)

Whilst reading Clay Shirky’s book ‘Here Comes Everybody’, it dawned on me how social media has had (and will continue to have) a profound effect on the political landscape. We have already seen how Twitter has become a new form of a...
by Sneezyhead Siesta on Oct 3, 2010

In the Name of Allah? – HATRED!!!!

A highly influential Shi'a religious leader, with whom Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad regularly consults, apparently told followers last month that coercion by means of rape, torture and drugs is acceptable against all opponents of the Islamic...
by Freedom's Cost on Sep 1, 2009

Earth To Iran: Grow Up!

An open letter to the circus of fools currently oppressing the Iranian people!:  Dear Iran, I hope that when you read this letter, you have stopped killing your own citizens. Okay, the elections are over and the clerics have decided that incumbent M...
by Last Person Left on Jul 3, 2009

John Bolton Talks Straight About Iran – And Need For Israeli Strike

This just in from (IsraelNN.com):   U.S. President Barack Obama’s policies have left an Israeli attack on Iran the only option in preventing the Muslim country from obtaining a nuclear weapon, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolt...
by jewwithaview on Jul 2, 2009

A Case of Dangerous Priorities

Honduran President Manuel Zelaya tried to play the Chavez gambit, even though the Honduran Supreme Court had already unequivocally declared the Referendum (for the President to be able to run indefinitely!) as unconstitutional. The Honduran National...
by Freedom's Cost on Jun 29, 2009

Iran Remains Tense: Tribute To Neda

As the situation in Iran continues to deteriorate, the government has stepped up its bloody repression against its citizens. Opposition presidential candidates Mehdi Karroubi and Mohsen Rezai have quietly scaled back their criticism of the electoral...
by Last Person Left on Jun 26, 2009

NEDA: The Voice Of A Defiant Iran

THE VOICE NEDA AGHA SOLTAN (1982-2009) Murdered by a Basij militia sniper on 20 June 2009 in Tehran   Tagged: Iran, Iranian elections, Iranian politics, Iranian protests, Neda...
by Last Person Left on Jun 23, 2009

The revolution will not be twittered

The revolution will not be brought to you in 140 characters or less from anonymous sources half-a-world away and repeated as the whole truth by talking heads with an agenda. It will not star your internet friends or make you vicariously courageous. A...
by Scholars & Rogues on Jun 20, 2009

Iranian masses: ‘Death To The UK, America, And Israel!’

  The Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran’s supreme fruitcake – sorry,  leader - today voiced support for Ahmadinejad.  His statement comes after a week of violent protests and accusations of election rigging. Speaking at Tehran University today...
by jewwithaview on Jun 19, 2009

Iran Pulls a Zimbabwe: Sham Elections!

The ayatollahs in Iran have put an end to its people desire for reform by essentially rigging yesterday’s presidential elections in favor of incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. According to authorities, Mr. Ahmadinejad garnered 62.3% of the v...
by Last Person Left on Jun 13, 2009


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