'If The Sedition Is Dead, Then Why Do You Speak Behind The Back Of The Dead?'
By Golnaz Esfandiari,
Mehdi Karrubi, former parliament speaker and one of the current opposition
leaders, asks "if the sedition is dead, why is there no end to your arrests?"
meeting with the families of political prisoners Hassan Assadi
Zeidabadi and Ali Jamali, opposition leader Mehdi Karrubi said:
Those who claim they have brought the Green movement
under control the, if that is the case why do they speak of sedition every
day. If the sedition is dead, then why do you speak behind the back of the
dead? And why are they interested in its every move? And if the sedition is
dead, why is there no end to your arrests?
The situation is very bad and worrying. The work of the
judicial and intelligence bodies has no legal justification. Unfortunately,
judges have no influence, and interrogators from security agencies have the
last word. [...] The legal and right-seeking movement of the Iranian people
continues. You -- with your arrests and all your propaganda -- can't stop
it, and the people's movement for reforms will continue until it reaches
Hassan Assadi Zeidabadi and Ali Jamali, who are both members of
Iran's largest reformist student organization's alumni organization, were
arrested in the post-election crackdown.
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