Friday, June 19, 2009

New Video: Today We Are All Iranians

The Iranian Election has ended up being one of the biggest news stories of the Summer so far. A blatantly fixed election, and years of oppression and resistance to women's right have pushed the people of Iran to rise up and protest. While the opposition candidate, Mir Hossein Mousavi, was not the most progressive choice in the election, he was the clear favorite, and is a huge step in the right direction. His wife is highly educated and a leading proponent of women rights in Iran, and he is very much for moving away from a dictatorial rule.

This video [Via War Room] was posted on Mousavi's Facebook page, and is a very well produced piece, showing without filter what has been going on in Iran all week now. I am personally awed and humbled by the courage of the Iranian people. I hope that they can continue to stand tall and overcome in the face of violence and oppression, and that they know the whole world is listening, and on their side. [Image Via Huffington Post]

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