Archive for February, 2011

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Muslim Brotherhood praises Ahmadinejad as ‘innocent, honest, brave’

A senior figure in the Muslim Brotherhood has come out strongly in support of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and has praised the Islamic Republic for its efforts to promote “unity and solidarity” in the Muslim world. The regime’s semi-official FARS […]

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Videos: How to defend yourself from Basijis and riot police

Here's a five-part video by an Iranian martial arts master on how the ordinary citizen can learn basic moves to defend against the regime's thugs. The videos include

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US heats up rhetoric after regime abducts Green Movement leaders

The US waited until the regime abducted Green Movement leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi before speaking out forcefully for Iranian people's rights. President Obama is

Iranian activists are making how-to videos to help people defend themselves from the Basij and political police.

Activists post how-to videos for spreading the word, teaching self-defense

Pro-democracy activists are spreading the word with a series of how-to videos available on YouTube. Over the weekend, they posted a video on making pop-down protest flyers.

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People in Esfahan fight back against Basij paramilitaries

People in Esfahan are shown battling the hated Basij paramilitaries in a daytime protest against the regime. Esfahan is a

People in Esfehan attack Basij paramilitaries

Protesters in Esfehan turn against the Basij paramilitaries. Note that the women led the fight. Brought out by Freedomessenger on

New video posted from Neda’s death

A new video has emerged from the June 20, 2009 killing of youth protester Neda Agha-Soltan. In this brief clip,


And now, the mullahs squabble

While the long-squabbling Iranian opposition is unifying, the Islamic Revolution is tearing itself apart. Let's look at what's happening. First, former prime minister Mir Hossein Mousavi and


Video shows police harassing and abusing Rafsanjani’s daughter

Where is daddy when an Iranian girl needs him? Faeza Hashemi must have been asking that question earlier this month when regime agents harassed and verbally abused her

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Weekly protests scheduled; activism to spread

The opposition movement in Iran has decided to step up the tempo of popular resistance to the Islamic Republic, announcing weekly protests to be held every Tuesday for