Sunday, June 24, 2007

Iran's Black Spring


Haleh Esfandiari, an Iranian-American, has been held prisoner since May 8 at Iran's notorius Evin Prison.

Got dissidents?

Iran is in the throes of one of its most ferocious crackdowns on dissent in years, with the government focusing on labor leaders, universities, the press, women’s rights advocates, a former nuclear negotiator and Iranian-Americans, three of whom have been in prison for more than six weeks.
Because they know nobody will do anything about it. See Cuba. See China. Move along, there's nothing to see here. Enjoy your latte. Would you like pistachios with that?