STANDING BY THE IRANIAN PEOPLE
The performance is quite a visual spectacle (after all, it is a rock concert), and the symbolism is less than subtle: the entire stage is flooded in green light, the signature color of the protests, and Persian text scrolls across the screen.
The text reads “Listen! Listen! Listen!” which one blogger attributed to"The Song of the Reed Flute," by famous Persian poet Jalaladdin Rumi.
Persian poetry and Rumi in particular are some of the strongest sources of Iranian national pride.
The history of a violent crackdown behind the original song coupled with Rumi adds some intellectual weight to the visual spectacle of a rock concert.
THE HAGUE - calls for Ahmadinejad to be put on trial
NEW YORK CITY
CYPRUS - ANTI IRANIAN DEMONSTRATORS BEATEN
Jul 9. Iran embassy with co-operation of Cyprus government and its police and by beating up and arresting some of Iranian protesters in July 9th ceremony prevented protests against Islamic regime of Iran,Cyprus government was trying to horrify arrested people and make them promise not to demonstrate again but they were not successful and brave Iranians did not let them and resisted.
DAILY PROTESTS IN LONDON
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