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The Revolution of Neda, Twitter, And Facebook

The Revolution of Neda, Twitter, And Facebook

By Gilbert Mercier, News Junkie Post Editor. Despite the Revolutionary Guards threats to crush further protests thousands of people gathered in Tehran. Our internet sources (via Twitter) from Iran describe a “tense situation and road blocks everywhere.” More foreign journalists were asked to leave today. The reporting and flow of images will continue regardless, thanks […]

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Neda Becomes The Symbol of The Iranian Revolution

Latest Updates: 6/22/09 @ 3:00 AM (US/PST): The Revolutionary Guard threatens to crush any further protests. There will be a candle light memorial for Neda at 5 PM in 7 Tir Square in Tehran. The Guardian Council has admitted voting irregularities that could amount to 3 Million votes. Updated: 6/21/09 @ 9:10 PM ( US/ […]

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Iran:Deaths Confirmed In Saturday’s Unrest

Latest Updates: 6/21/2009 @ 8:00 AM (PST) . The Iranian TV reports that at least 13 were killed in Saturday’s riots. Today, Tehran is relatively calm as demonstrators & activists await for instructions from Mousavi. At least one person was killed in Tehran when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the shrine of Ayatollah […]

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Iran: Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei Calls For ‘Calm & Unity’

Iran Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had an uphill battle in his address to the nation. He calls on the opposing sides to unite and accept the result of the election. Khamenei refuted accusation of vote rigging and insisted the poll was an ” absolute & definitive victory”. He said: ” When you have peace […]

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Iran Crisis: Updates From Mousavi

Iran Crisis: Updates From Mousavi

Mousavi has emerged as the key leader of  Iran’s “Velvet Revolution.” Today, all over Iran Mousavi’s supporters were marching again in huge numbers to mourn the people killed in previous protests. Mousavi is now asking for a new election to take place, not only a recount. He gives a regular news update to his supporters. […]

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