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Question for medea Benjamin, the code pink lady who protested yesterday's Iran event. Were you as vocal about human rights when you were trotted out on Iranian state TV? When you were getting awards in Iran? Did you raise human rights when hanging out with Chavez?
While in New York, President Hassan Rouhani is expected to meet former US Secretary of State John Kerry. Islamic Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says he talked to Kerry on a plan to isolate Trump. Tehran media are promoting Kerry as next US presidential candidate against Trump.
Hello javad zarif. How about freedom of expression, assembly, religion, press; the right to a fair trial & due process; ending gender apartheid, water mismanagement & economic corruption; freeing all political prisoners & foreign hostages; lifting twitter/social media bans in Iran?
Whoever is responsible for the killing of Iranian troops and civilians at the military parade -- and we may never know for sure -- may have lit the touch paper on a dangerous escalation of tit-for-tat terror. The stakes for the theocratic regime -- already battling an undercurrent of popular unrest over rising inflation and uncertainty -- are high. —