There is nothing like the smell of tear gas in the morning. Today, when we caught the first whiff of tear gas at 10:30 AM, a tense atmosphere had already settled on Enghelab Avenue. Judging the numbers though, we knew if people could meet up at Enghelab and march, the day would be like 25 [...]
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It has been a long time and I would like to ignore the reasons for it and go straight to a belated post on 16 Azar: We started to roam around Tehran University at about 4 PM, looking for some action, but the protests were confined to university campuses. The atmosphere was tense, as if [...]
A late post due to the usual post-protest internet jams. Wednesday 13 Aban A strange sentiment crept in me today. A man in his late fifties was beaten by a group of people a meter away from me, and I enjoyed it. While I neither had the urge to join in, nor the time to [...]
I wanted to mention the report by worldpublicopinion.org when it was first published but didn’t get a chance. Since it was referred to by Mr. Marandi – considered by many here to be on the academic front of the mouthpiece industry – in a CNN discussion on Sunday, it might be a good time to [...]
The news has been nothing but worrying. The closures of Mousavi’s and Karroubi’s offices and arrests of people close to them, especially Beheshti, are interpreted as a prelude for apprehending the leaders of the opposition within the coming days. Once again, we are at a critical juncture and all eyes are on the Supreme Leader [...]