By Fariba Amini
You are out of line. Today
you have called for the annihilation of a country without realizing the consequences of such a
Now you speak of the elimination of a country that has oppressed another people, the Palestinians. Who are we to talk or defend the Palestinians when we cannot even defend our own? Who are we to speak about other people’s rights when we oppress our own?
Yes the Palestinian people deserve self
governance and self determination in lieu of what
they have encountered, but to call for the annihilation of the state of
If we speak of freedom and an end to
oppression by all then we should mean all and not
just point the
finger at one country and one
nation. We must begin with
ourselves. The time for propaganda
and false rhetoric is over. It is not 1979 anymore. It is 2005. The world has
changed and so has
If today, the Israeli government is taking the rights of the Palestinians away it is only natural that the Palestinians should fight for their rights and not you, as the President of another country to call for wiping out a country off of the map.
You as an Iranian and as the President of Iran , you who have claimed in your short presidential election that you stand for justice, should practice what you preach, to give justice to your own people and let others fight for their own.
The mind of our youth has been brainwashed with rhetoric for too long but the time has come for Iranians to mind their own business, to fight for liberty in their own country first and foremost rather than calling for another country’s annihilation. Today, our own prisoners, like Ganji and all like him, including students who were supposed to be freed deserve Freedom and an honored place instead of being in confinement.
The president of
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