the unbearable heaviness of being in politics
Image by Esthr
(Title) least 91 people were arrested by Iranian authorities during incidents that took place yesterday, Saturday, marking the first anniversary of the controversial elections in June and potential unrest that followed .
“91 suspects were arrested and brought to justice,” said police chief Hossein Satzantinia the capital, without specifying reasons or circumstances of the arrests. Yesterday there mikrosygkrouseis in Tehran between opposition supporters and the police, particularly at the two universities in the capital.
According to eyewitnesses and websites, small groups of dissidents have also tried to hold the rally in the capital, the which foiled by security forces.
Opposition leaders Mir Hossein Moussavi, and Mehdi Karoumpi invited Iran to participate in demonstrations, defying a ban by the authorities.
Permanent Campaign: Impact of Technology on Politics
Image by ConnieC
Segment 1: Guest host Judy Woodruff reviews the week in politics with James Carney of Time magazine and David Sanger of The New York Times. Segment 2: Guest host George Packer’s conversation with General Anthony Zinni, USMC (retired), author of “The Battle For Peace”. Video Rating: 5 / 5
Kim Butler Ending “Politics as usual”
Image by skooksie