Archive for July 1st, 2007

Anti Mullah Event in France Draws 50,000

July 1, 2007

If the riots and gasoline station burning in the Islamic Republic of Iran this week was any indication of dissent in the country, this article highlights a second front:

Villepinte, France, Jul. 01 – Tens of thousands of Iranians converged on a Paris exhibition centre on Saturday in support of the main Iranian opposition group, and to denounce EU action against the group.

“Justice, justice, rule of law; EU, EU, shame on you”, chanted protestors at an indoor arena in Villepinte, north of Paris. They were referring to the EU’s decision to impose a ban on the People’s Mojahedin Organisation of Iran (PMOI) despite a ruling last December by the European Court of First Instance annulling the group’s terrorist designation.

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Thought for the day; if Europe, Canada and the United States sharply curtailed immigration from Iran, would the outside pressure on Iran increase?

Ragin’ Brand

July 1, 2007