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Sunday, August 09, 2009

Al Qaeda - Truth or fiction ?

Subject: Al Qaeda

See This :http://www.alqaedadoesntexist.com/home.html








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Anybody notice....That we can't catch Al-Qeada because they are so high tech that they have untraceable satellite phones and impenetrable multi-tiered cave systems that have enough food and fuel to last for 7 years now. But then the reason shifts that why we can't catch them is because they are so low tech and evade all these fancy gizmos we have set up all around the world to track people and those machines that would be keeping them alive in those caves.


Yanno the real reason we have been unable to find Al-Ciada? They are in Pakistan! Thank the heavens that Barack is not scared to take Pakistan head on with his quasi-....ultimatums.

This is the modern day boogie-man folks. Educate.



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Wednesday, February 11, 2009

WHY I LOVE THE PAHLAVI DYNESTY

چرا شاه عجله داشت به تمدن بزرگ برسد و چرا رضا شاه اصرار داشت راه آهن و هتل و ساختمان در ايران ساخته شود؟؟ چرا سختسر را که پر از پشه مالاريا بود را به رامسر که يک مرکز توريستی و آسايش بود مبدل کرد؟؟

کتاب خاطرات سلیمان بهبودی پیش خدمت رضاشاه را چنانچه نخواD9ده اید حتما بخوانید. چهره دیگری از رضاشاه در آن ترسیم شده است که با چهره ای که دشمنان ایران از این پادشاه خدمتگذار ترسیم کرده اند تفاوت دارد. برای این نوشته دو خاطره از آن کتاب را نقل می کنم :سلیمان بهبودی از یک شب عید که حقوق و پاداش اهل دربار داده می شد در حضور رضاشاه بود و صحبت شیرینی اضافه حقوق و عید شب عید از جانب سلیمان بهبودی مطرح می شود.

بهبودی می گوید وقتی که رضاشاه را سر کیف دیدم عرض کردم؛ قربان بین ما ایرانیان مثالی هست. فرمودند مثلا؟ عرض کردم می گویند از دریا چه یک جام آب برداری و چه یک جام آب بریزی فرقی نمی کند، خداوند به اعلیحضرت همایونی همه چیز داده و به اندازه یک مملکت بلژیک شاید بیشتر ملک و نقدینه داده است. به محض اظهار این مطلب چنان تغییر حال دادند که واقعا رنگ ص ورت برافروخته شد و سفیدی چشم به کلی تغییر کرد و ازپشت میز تحریر بلند شدند و آمدند وسط اتاق و چند بار نفس عمیق کشیدند، دستهای خود را به هم مالیدند و طوری تغییر حال دادند که حال سکته به بنده دست داد... ساکت و بی حرکت ایستادم.

بعد از اینکه چند مرتبه طول اتاق را قدم زدند و آههای سرد کشیدند با رنگ پریده به این شرح فرمودند؛ من خیال می کردم کارهایی که می کنم شماها که مثل پیراهن تن من می مانی د میدانید و به دیگران که نمی دانند می گویید؛ امشب فهمیدم که متاسفانه شما هم نمیدانید و خیلی باعث تاسف من شد. آن وقت به بنده نزدیکتر شدند تا حدی که نفس اعلیحضرت همایونی به بنده می خورد و سوال فرمودند؛ پدر شما مرده یا زنده هست؟ خواستم جواب بدهم خودشان فرمودند؛ میدانم، مرده. باز فرمودند ؛ چه ثروتی داشت؟ خودشان فرمودند میدانم چه داشت. میخواهم بگویم که وقت مردن من نیز مانند پدر تو خو7هم مرد؛ در وقت مردن دو ذرع و نیم چلوار خواهم برد، آنچه هست و من دارم همین جا می ماند. اینها که من دارم آبروری مملکت است. اگر منظور املاک است تمام شان می ماند. من می بینم صاحبان املاک مزوروعی به این خوبی اصلا به آنها توجه ندارند و بکلی ویرانه شده است... سرتاسر شمال بهترین املاک مزروعی است که میتوان از عایدات آن بودجه مملکت را تامین کرد. تو که جغرافیا و تاریخ خواندی می دانی سوئیس کجاست چه دارد،

آیا سوئیس مثل ما نفت دارد؟ معدن دارد؟ جز چند کارخانه ساعت سازی چیز دیگری دارد؟ هیچ میدانی مملکت به این کوچکی بودجه اش از بیشتر ممالک بزرگ بیشتر است؟ از کجا این عایدات را می آورد؟ فقط منظره های زیاد دارد، ولی آن منظره ها ر ا تمیز نگاه داشته و زینت کرده و وسیله آسایش برای جهانگردان تهیه کرده است. این است که از بیشتر نقاط دنیا جهانگردان در موقع معین پولهای خود را می برند 8 در آن جا خرج می کنند و بر می گردند. ما که هر گوشه از مملکت مان سوئیس است چرا وسیله تهیه نکنیم که از این پولها در مملکت ما هم خرج شود و استفاده ببریم؟

مگر فراموش کردید که من دستور دادم در مازندران به متمولین اطلاع دهند و اعلان کنند هرکس بهترین عمارات را که دارای تمام وسایل زندگی باشد بسازد من جایزه میدهم ولی کسی اقدام نکرد. منظورم این بود که اگر خارجی ها در ایران به شمال خواستند بر وند اقلا جای خواب راحتی داشته باشند به همین مناسبت دستور دادم کنار راه آهن نزدیک شهرها و قصبات عمارتهای کوچک بسازند. شنیده ام در سوئیس اگر کسی بخواهد جنگل ببیند باید برود به جایی و اگر دریا بخواهد ببیند برود جای دیگر و جلگه و دشت جای دیگر. اما در رامسر ما در یک نقطه که بایستد با حرکت دادن سر، هم جنگل و هم جلگه و هم دریا خواهد دید. خداوند محل به این خوبی به ما داده آنوقت به آن کثافت 7فتاده بود، عاقبت مجبور شدم خودم این کار را بکنم. آب معدنی رامسر کجا پیدا می شود؟ چرا نتوانستیم استفاده ببریم؟ به تجار و سرمایه داران سفارش و تاکید کردم کارخانه بیاورید نیاوردند، خودم آوردم، باز تاکید و سفارش کردم مهمانخانه بسازید و تشکیل شرکت بدهید نکردند. ... من می بنیم بهترین آب و هوا و بهترین منظره طبیعی را داریم چرا استفاده نبریم؟ من امروز پادشاهی هستم مالک و زارع، مهمانخان چی، کارخانه چی، و حمامی... مگر من نمیدانم پادشاه مملکت نباید این کارها را بکند؟ اما ملاحظه می کنم که فرد ایرانی امروز که صد تومان خرج می کند میخواهد فردا صد تومان از خرجی که کرده عایدی بردارد، درصورتی که خارجیها میلیونها تومان خرج می کنند و سالها فعالیت می کنند، و بعد از سالها زحمت بهره بردای می کنند.

منهم مملکتم را دوست دارم، بنابر این شخصا اقدام می کنم. فردا هم که رفتم تما آنچه =D Aه کردم می ماند برای مملکت. بعد از یک ساعت فرمایش، درحالی که واقعا به گریه افتاده بودم بنده را با کمال تاثر و ناراحتی مرخص فرمودند.

Saturday, January 31, 2009

Venezuela-Iran Terror Network Growing in Latin America

Thursday, January 29, 2009 12:54 PMBy: Tim Collie

Iran is increasing its military and espionage presence rapidly throughout Latin America, according to U.S. and Israeli officials, turning the region into a major base for terrorism and subversion. The disturbing trend has been building for several years and has deep roots in a presence that Hezbollah, Hamas, and other terrorist groups have had in South America for at least two decades, experts say. Now, though, it’s becoming quite open, with Iran using its consulates to erect front companies for smuggling and forging strong ties with an emerging anti-American coalition led by Venezuela and including leftist regimes in Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Bolivia. Using ties to drug cartels and insurgent movements like the FARC, a formidable guerrilla and narcotics trafficking group based in Colombia, Iran has forged a smuggling network for small arms, missiles, drugs and perhaps, nuclear and biological weapons, according to some experts.
The alarm generated by the network is prompting military and intelligence officials in several countries to speak out. Consider:
On Tuesday, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates accused Iran of "subversive activity" in Latin America that dwarfs any threat posed by Russia, a former Cold War enemy plagued by an aging, decrepit military. On Wednesday, Israel expelled Venezuela's envoys in Tel Aviv in response to their country's severing of relations with Israel over its war in Gaza. Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez, aligning himself with Hamas, has called Israel’s leaders “war criminals.” He’s even labeled U.S. ally Colombia, another perceived enemy, as “Latin America’s Israel.” In November, Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni said the ties between South American guerilla movements and Iranian terror organizations have been sharpening and are now easily observed. For Iran, the goal is to use Latin America to break the international sanctions placed against it over its contentious nuclear program. Iran also has enlarged its missions in Venezuela, Uruguay, Mexico, and Colombia, according to U.S. and Israeli sources. Iranian embassies in these countries are staffed by an "astronomical number" of diplomats, in no proportion to their needs, according to a 2007 Israel Foreign Ministry study. In Nicaragua, for example, there are 30 Iranian diplomats, with a similar number in Venezuela and other countries. Israel fears that these are intelligence operatives also involved in terror. For years, groups such as Hezbollah have had a dominant presence in the Tri-Border region of South America. There, in a smuggling haven known as Ciudad del Este, they’ve built strong fundamentalist communities with mosques fully integrated into the city’s ruling structure. It was from there that several terror attacks have been launched, including the 1992 bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires that killed 29 people, and the 1994 attack that leveled the Jewish community center there and killed 85.
“I'm more concerned about Iranian meddling in the region than I am the Russians," Gates told the U.S. Senate's armed services committee this week. "I'm concerned about the level of frankly subversive activity that the Iranians are carrying on in a number of places in Latin America," Gates said in response to a question from Sen. Mel Martinez, a Florida Republican. "They're opening a lot of offices and a lot of fronts behind which they interfere in what is going on in some of these countries.” Iran has also enlarged its missions in U.S allies like Mexico and Colombia.
Iran is continually searching for openings, and countries it can penetrate, to compensate for the vulnerability created by the [economic] sanctions" against it, Livni told Israeli Army Radio recently. "We are witness to the disturbing phenomenon of Iranian infiltration into South America, so much so that Latin America has become a convenient base for spreading Iranian political and economic ideology," Livni said. "The strengthening of ties between South American guerrillas and the Iranian terrorism activists is plain to see." Since 2000, Chavez has been to Tehran seven times for extensive deal-making that has produced at least $20 billion of arrangements “more opaque than the funds of Bernie Madoff,” according to Douglas E. Schoen, author of “The Threat Closer to Home: Hugo Chavez and the War Against America.” In mid-January, Turkey stopped an Iranian shipment headed to Venezuela with 22 containers labeled as tractor parts. "The equipment was enough to set up an explosives lab," a customs official told the Associated Press. Further, Chavez has welcomed Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Caracas several times to strengthen their connection and extend to him oil dependencies in Cuba, Bolivia, Ecuador and Nicaragua. None of these nations, incidentally, has an explicit connection with Iran, but all of them voted against 2006 U.N. Security Council Resolutions sanctioning Iran's nuclear weapons program. Schoen believes that Hamas could use Venezuela to engage in asymmetric warfare against Israel in South America, or its ally the United States.
“Chavez is an expert in asymmetric war and deception, a strategic ally of Iran in a declared war against the ‘evil empire’ of America and a harbormaster for Hezbollah, Hamas and terrorist groups in Latin America,” they write. “He has all the weapons needed to terrorize the U.S., including the capacity to build a dirty bomb — or another biological weapon — and the ability to move money or materials across American borders at will through the 14,000 American gas stations he owns.”

Monday, January 19, 2009

Music Selection

Scientists Show How Certain Vegetables Combat Cancer

Scientists Show How Certain Vegetables Combat Cancer

http://articles. mercola. com/sites/articles/archive/2009/01/10/scientists-show-how-certain-vegetables-combat-cancer. aspx.

vegetables, broccoli, cruciferous, cancer, sulforaphane, SFN, isothiocyanatesWhile it has been known for some time that eating cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage, can help prevent breast cancer, the mechanism by which the active substances in these vegetables inhibit cell proliferation was unknown — until now.Scientists in the UC Santa Barbara laboratories of Leslie Wilson, professor of biochemistry and pharmacology, and Mary Ann Jordan, adjunct professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, have shown how the healing power of these vegetables works at the cellular level. Their research is published in this month's journal Carcinogenesis."Breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, can be protected against by eating cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage and near relatives of cabbage such as broccoli and cauliflower," said first author Olga Azarenko, who is a graduate student at UCSB. "These vegetables contain compounds called isothiocyanates which we believe to be responsible for the cancer-preventive and anti-carcinogenic activities in these vegetables. Broccoli and broccoli sprouts have the highest amount of the isothiocyanates."Our paper focuses on the anti-cancer activity of one of these compounds, called sulforaphane, or SFN," Azarenko added. "It has already been shown to reduce the incidence and rate of chemically induced mammary tumors in animals. It inhibits the growth of cultured human breast cancer cells, leading to cell death."Sources:* Science Blog December 23, 2008* Carcinogenesis December 2008; 29(12):2360-8Scientists show how certain vegetables combat cancerhttp://www. scienceblog. com/cms/scientists-show-how-certain-vegetables-combat-cancer-18081. htmlWomen should go for the broccoli when the relish tray comes around during holiday celebrations this season.While it has been known for some time that eating cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage, can help prevent breast cancer, the mechanism by which the active substances in these vegetables inhibit cell proliferation was unknown — until now.Scientists in the UC Santa Barbara laboratories of Leslie Wilson, professor of biochemistry and pharmacology, and Mary Ann Jordan, adjunct professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, have shown how the healing power of these vegetables works at the cellular level. Their research is published in this month's journal Carcinogenesis."Breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths in women, can be protected against by eating cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage and near relatives of cabbage such as broccoli and cauliflower," said first author Olga Azarenko, who is a graduate student at UCSB. "These vegetables contain compounds called isothiocyanates which we believe to be responsible for the cancer-preventive and anti-carcinogenic activities in these vegetables. Broccoli and broccoli sprouts have the highest amount of the isothiocyanates."Our paper focuses on the anti-cancer activity of one of these compounds, called sulforaphane, or SFN," Azarenko added. "It has already been shown to reduce the incidence and rate of chemically induced mammary tumors in animals. It inhibits the growth of cultured human breast cancer cells, leading to cell death."Azarenko made the surprising discovery that SFN inhibits the proliferation of human tumor cells by a mechanism similar to the way that the anticancer drugs taxol and vincristine inhibit cell division during mitosis. Mitosis is the process in which the duplicated DNA in the form of chromosomes is accurately distributed to the two daughter cells when a cell divides.Hundreds of tiny tube-like structures, called microtubules, make up the machinery that cells use to separate the chromosomes. SFN, like the more powerful anticancer agents, interferes with microtubule functioning during mitosis in a similar manner to the more powerful anticancer drugs. However SFN is much weaker than these other plant-based drugs, and thus much less toxic."SFN may be an effective cancer preventive agent because it inhibits the proliferation and kills precancerous cells," said Wilson. It is also possible that it could be used as an addition to taxol and other similar drugs to increase effective killing of tumor cells without increased toxicity.http://www. ia. ucsb. edu/pa/display. aspx?pkey=1902

Friday, January 16, 2009

WAITING FOR THE MIRACLE TO COME : LEONARD COHEN

WAITING FOR A MIRACLE



EVERYBODY KNOWS ...

Thursday, January 15, 2009

the most powerful force in life is love


William Blake wrote : ' we are put on earth a little space to bear the beams of love' but very few have the courage to follow the path of the heart.

Here are 25 great truths to live by and guide you but the greatest of them all is this one ~ the most powerful force in life is love ~. And the path of the heart is the only path that leads to your authentic self and your part in the loving plan ~ and relationship is the vehicle.

The most destructive habit..........................Worry

The greatest Joy....................................Giving

The greatest loss...................................Loss of self-respect

The most satisfying work............................Helping others

The ugliest personality trait.......................Selfishness

The most endangered species.........................Dedicated leaders

Our greatest natural resource.......................Our youth

The greatest "shot in the arm"......................Encouragement

The greatest problem to overcome....................Fear

The most effective sleeping pill....................Peace of mind

The most crippling failure disease..................Excuses

The most powerful force in life.....................Love

The most dangerous pariah...........................A gossiper

The world's most incredible computer................The brain

The worst thing to be without.......................Hope

The deadliest weapon................................The tongue

The two most power-filled words....................."I Can"

The greatest asset..................................Faith

The most worthless emotion..........................Self-pity

The most beautiful attire...........................SMILE!

The most prized possession..........................Integrity

The most powerful channel of communication..........Prayer

The most contagious spirit..........................Enthusiasm

The greatest test ................................ Relationship

The greatest gift .........................Your authentic self

Allen L Roland http://blogs.salon.com/0002255/2009

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Distinguished Service Award : 12 January 2009

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff ADM Michael Mullen speaks at the Nixon Center Distinguished Service Awards Dinner in Washington, DC. Pentagon



Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Women Emancipation In Iran - 17 Day -

پيوند به ديگر نوشته های نويسنده در سکولاريسم نو



آيا می شود نسبت به 17 دی بی تفاوت بود؟www.shokoohmirzadegi.com

شکوه ميرزادگی

در مورد هفده دی و بزرگداشت آن سال هاست که بين مردمان ما اختلاف نظر وجود دارد. اين اختلاف نظرها تقريباً ، از پس جنگ دوم جهانی و رفتن رضاشاه از ايران تا کنون وجود داشته است. البته، در دوران محمد رضا شاه، هميشه هفده دی از سوی دولت به عنوان روز زن در ايران به رسميت شناخته می شد اما، چه در زمان محمد رضاشاه و چه پس از آن، واکنش تقريبا همه ی آن ها که با حکومت سلطنت مخالف بوده اند واکنشی منفی بوده است؛به صورت های مختلف. گروهی گفته اند که رضا شاه «کشف حجاب» را به زور و جبر بر زن ها ايران تحميل کرده است، گروهی آن را به دليل اين که هديه ای از جانب حکومت سلطنتی بود مردود شناخته اند و گروهی نيز به راحتی آن را نديده گرفته و هيچ حرف و سخنی درباره آن به ميان نياورده اند

در اين ميان، و ظاهرا به صورتی بديهی، طرفداران سلطنت هم، چه در زمان محمد رضا شاه و چه پس از آن، روز هفدهم دی را صرفا روزی دانسته اند که تعلق به سلطنت طلبان دارد ـ درست همانگونه که بسياری روز هشتم مارس، روز جهانی زن، را متعلق به چپ ها می دانند و به همين دليل هم هست که برخی آن را رد می کنند و يا آن را نديده می گيرند. من تا به حال کسی را نديده ام که بدون چسباندن روز 17 دی به طرفداران سلطنت ، لااقل محتوای اين روز را متعلق به زن ها، به طور اعم، و زن ها ايرانی به طور اخص، بدانند. و اصولا نديده ام که کسانی ارزش های احتمالی اين روز را، بدون توجه به مسايل سياسی، بررسی و تحليل کنند.در راستای کوششی از اين دست، هم در ارتباط با اين روز و هم در ربط با مساله زن، لازم می دانم ابتدا درباره ی وضعيت زن ايرانی، قبل از به سلطنت رسيدن رضاشاه و قبل از اقدامات او توضيح مختصری بدهم.تاريخ ما، تاريخ ايرانزمين، همچون تاريخ ملل ديگر، سرشار از اعتراض ها، حرکت ها و گاهی جنبش هايي است که زن ها برای رهايي خويش از چنبره ی بی عدالتی جوامع مردسالار داشته اند. از اين نظر، بين وضعيت آن ها و وضعيت بردگان شباهتی آشکار وجود دارد. و اين حرکت ها گاه وسيع و موثر بوده اند و گاه اندک و بی اثر. اريخ ايران باستان سرشار از نشانه های حضور فعال زن ها در زندگی اجتماعی است. اين نکته را تاريخ نويسان در دوران ما به تدريج کشف می کنند (به خصوص پس از خواندن لوحه های هخامنشی نگهداری شده در دانشگاه شيکاگو که شرح وضعيت زندگی رومره و زندگی اجتماعی در آن ها وجود دارد)، و نگاه دوباره ای به شاهنامه (به عنوان نمايشی از وضعيت ايران باستان)، اثرات وجودی اين زن ها را در دوران های مختلف ايران قبل از اسلام را در مقابل ديد ما می نشاند.پس از آمدن اسلام به ايران نيز، عليرغم حضور بی امان مهاجمان مردسالار، و وارد آمد فشار قوانين آن ها بر گرده ی زن ها، باز می بينيم که مثلا زنی همچون «مهستی» در تاريخ ادبيات ما پيدا می شود که، علاوه بر داشتن حضوری فعال در صحنه های اجتماعی، با زبان شعر نيز به توضيح وضعيت بد زنان عصر خودش می پردازد، اقتدار شوهران را بر زنان رد می کند، حق انتخاب همسر را برای زنان نيز به رسميت می شناسد، ازدواج دختران جوان با مردان پير را با طنزی برنده به انتقاد می گيرد و، تا مرحله ی طرد شدن از شهر و ديار خود، پيش می رود و حرفش را ـ حداقل در ارتباط با خودش ـ به کرسی می نشاند. و يا زنی چون «نجمه منجمه» مقابل شخصيتی چون نظامی می ايستد و با دانش و منطق خويش او را وادار به دوستی و تحسين خود می کند. و صدها زن ديگری که نامشان در لابلای گرد و غبار تاريخ گم شده بود و تنها اکنون رفته رفته چهره شان روشن می شود.نزديکترهاشان به ما زن هايي هستند چون طاهره قره العين، که آنقدر قدرت نشان می دهد که در قوانين مذهبی دست می برد و، به عنوان شخصيتی مذهبی، چادر از سر برمی دارد و حجاب را که ـ رکنی اساسی در مذهب مسلمانان است ـ از مذهب حذف می کند. يا زن های ديگری چون تاج السلطان، بی بی خانم استرآبادی، جهانگير، صديقه دولت آبادی، صفيه يزدی، ماهرخ گوهرشناس و... ده ها زنی که زمانه ی خود را به مبارزه خوانده اند تا بتوانند به اندکی آزادی و برابری با مردها برسند. نزديک ترها به ما نيز بسيارانند که مرتب ازشان حرف و سخن هست. اما همه ی اين زن ها، چون ديگر زن های مبارز جهان، خيلی دير و خيلی سخت به عملی شدن خواسته های خود نزديک شده اند. اين راه مشکل بوده است و در اين مسير ديده شده که هر سرزمينی که توانسته زودتر مذهب را از سياست و حکومت جدا کند زودتر به تحقق اين خواسته ها نزديک شده است. و آن هايي که، چون ما، تا همين اوايل قرن بيستم، مذهب در همه ی شئونات زندگی شان دخالت داشت، بسيار ديرتر به سواد دور دست آرزوهاشان رسيده اند.شکل گرفتن جنبش مشروطه برای زن ايرانی جولانگاهی را بهمراه آورد تا او بتواند خواسته های حق طلبانه خود را صريح تر مطرح کند. در خواست های انقلاب مشروطيت خواست آزادی زنان نيز گنجانده شده بود؛ گاه به روشنی و وضوح (مثل قوانين ناظر بر حقوق عموم آحاد ملت ـ حق انتخاب مساوی و عمومی، آزادی بيان و تظاهرات، آزادی حقوق فردی ـ که می شد از درون همين قوانين حقوق زنان را نيز استخراج کرد)، و گاه در لفافه و در زبانی روشنفکرانه. ما تفريبا در اشعار و مقالات اکثر روشنفکران اين دوره مطالبی را درباره آزادی زن می يابيم. آنان نشانه های اين آزادی را در سوادآموزی و برداشتن چادر از سر زن می ديدند. در اين سال ها، يعنی در سال های آغاز و اوج جنبش مشروطيت، اين زن ها بودند که در جنبش تحريم واردات کالاهای خارجی فعالانه شرکت کردند؛ هم آنان بودند که با پوشيدن منسوجات داخلی و پوشاندن بچه هايشان با آن پيشبرد اين حرکت را ميسر ساختند؛ زن ها بودند که با جمع آوری پول، فروش جواهرات و اثاثه ی خانه که متعلق به خودشان بود، تاسيس اولين بانک ملی ايران را امکان پذير کردند؛ زن ها بودند که اتحاديه های زيرزمينی و مخفی درست کردند و برای آگاه ساختن مردمان از حقوق زنان اقدام به انتشار جزوه ها و مقالات کردند؛ و همين زن ها بودند که از نمايندگان مجلس خواستند که وقتی قادر نيستند خدمتی به مردم سرزمين شان بکنند کنار بروند تا زنها بيايند و اين کار را انجام دهند. اما زن هايي که انتظار داشتند با پيروزی انقلاب مشروطيت بتوانند فرصت ها و حقوقی مساوی با مردها به دست آورند با رفتاری خصمانه روبرو شدند. قانون انتخابات مصوب 1906 با نفوذ مردان مذهبی صراحتا زنان را از فعاليت های سياسی منع کرد و، در مقابل اعتراض گروهی از زنان که به مجلس مراجعه کرده بودند، گفته شد که زن ها تنها کارشان امور خانگی و پرورش بچه و خدمت به شوهر و حفظ آبرو و ناموس خانواده است.توجه کنيد که همه ی اين مبارزات در سال های دهه اول قرن بيستم اتفاق افتاده است و رضا شاه در سال 1925 به سلطنت رسيد. يعنی مبارزه وسيع زنان (با توجه به محدود بودن آن در طول تاريخ پس از اسلام) پيش از به قدرت رسيدن رضاشاه شروع شده بود، و سالی چند می شد که اين مبارزه جهت و خواستی روشن پيدا نموده و خواسته هايي چون حق رای، حق طلاق، حق درس خواند در دانشگاه و حق کار کردن همسان با مردان را مطرح کرده بود. اما تا تحقق اين آرزوها راهی دراز در پيش می نمود.به دستور رضا شاه، در سال 1931 دولت وقت قانون حق طلاق، ممنوع کردن ازدواج کودکان نه ساله (که به عقيده ی من به همان اندازه آزادی لباس و امکان رفتن به دانشگاه برای زن ايرانی ارزشمند بوده است) و، همراه با آن، بالا بردن سن ازدواج برای دختران (به 15 سالگی) و کودکان پسر (از 12 سالگی به 18 سالگی) را به مجلس فرستاده و به تصويب رساند. در سال 1936 قانون کشف حجاب و مجاز شدن حضور زنان در دانشگاه ها و موسسات و ادارات نيز به تصويب رسيد. به اين سان، رضاشاه، با دخالت مستقيم خويش، در واقع مهمترين خواسته های برحق و طبيعی زن ها را، که نتوانسته بودند، به دليل دخالت مستقيم روحانيون وقت، آن ها را از اولين مجلس های پس از پيروزی انقلاب مشروطيت بگيرند، به رسميت قانونی نشاند. در واقع آزادی زن ها يکی از جبرهای تاريخ است که نمی شود برای هميشه جلوی آن ايستاد. و رضاشاه اين جبر را درک کرد. حالا بگوييم که «اين درک را انگليس ها به او تفهميم کردند»، بگوييم که «آن را عده ای از اطرافيان روشنفکرش به گردنش گذاشتند»، بگوييم که «اين کارش از لج ملايان بود»، هر چه بگويند و بگوييم در اين نکته شک ندارم که هيچ يک از اين سخنان چيزی از ارزش او در ارتباط با اين اقدام تاريخی کم نمی کند. بياييد بين او و آيت الله خمينی و آيت الله ها و حجت الاسلام های کنونی مقايسه ای کنيم. بياد آوريم که در اواخر قرن بيستم ـ يعنی، قرنی که يکی از مهمترين دستاوردهای فرهنگی و اجتماعی اش تساوی حقوق زن ها است ـ چگونه آيت الله ها مقابل اين جبر تاريخی ايستادند و در اوايل قرن بيست و يکم نيز همچنان ايستاده اند و چگونه از درک ساده ترين مسايل انسانی عاجزند و چگونه دستاوردهای زن ها سرزمين مان را به تاراج می برند. آنگاه بياييد به قضاوت بنشينيم. من، مثل هر انسان عدالت طلب و آزادی خواه، طبعا رضاشاه را، برکنار از همه ی سازندگی های او، به عنوان يک ديکتاتور می شناسم، حتی روش های تحميلی او را برای برداشتن چادر از سر زن ها عملی ديکتاتوری می دانم، و تحقق نيافتن بسياری از خواسته های انقلاب مشروطيت، مثل آزادی بيان و انتخابات و احزاب را، نتيجه ی مستقيم رفتارهای نادرست او می دانم، اما، با اين همه، نمی توانم که به، عنوان يک فمنيست، اقدامات او را در ارتباط با آزادی زن با ارزش ندانم. به اعتقاد من، هر حرکتی که به آزادی انسان از بندهايي که سنت ها به دست و پای او بسته بيانجامد حرکتی قابل تعمق و توجه و ارج گذاری است. به عقيده من سال های 1931 تا 1936 (که تجلی گاه آن همين روز هفدهم دی است) سال های بزرگ و سرنوشت سازی برای زن ها ايرانی به طور اخص، و زن های جهان به طور اعم، است. در اين سال ها همان قوانينی به نفع زنان ايران تغيير کرد که در بسياری از کشورهای ديگر جهان هنوز ـ در اوايل قرن بيست و يکم ـ تغييری در آن ها مشاهده نشده است؛ مثلا بگيريم قوانين مربوط به سن ازدواج را. در همين کشور آيت الله ها کودکان نه ساله را قانونا مورد تجاوز قرار می دهند و اسمش را ازدواج می گذارند. هنوز در برخی از کشورها زن ها حق طلاق ندارند و هنوز در برخی از کشورها زن ها نمی توانند بدون پوششی اسلامی از خانه خارج شوند و يا کاری معادل مردها داشته باشند. و يا حتی پشت فرمان اتومبيل بنشينند. به اين ترتيب، به گمان من، روز هفده دی روزی است که در آن زن های ايرانی توانستند، پس از سال ها تلاش، بالاخره به برخی از خواسته های خود برسند ـ خواسته هايي که به اعتقاد من بسيار مهم و با ارزش هستند. هفده دی روزی است که در آن زن ها توانستند حکومتی قادر و قدرتمند را قانع کنند که خواسته های آن ها را قانونی و رسمی کند. و در نتيجه هر جشنی که برای اين روز گرفته شود جشنی است که مربوط به زن و حقوق زن ايرانی است. برگرفته از سايت نويسنده: www.shokoohmirzadegi.com

Sunday, January 04, 2009

UFO - Pictures Across Time

UFO_-_Pictures_Across_Time - 1:38:06 - Infinity -

I was Playing around with the Idea of putting all the photos in order of the date they were taken, A huge task, then I put it to the Geoff Wayne War of the Worlds Soundtrack Musical....and promtly fell over. what had I done !!! now a new form of Documentary about the UFO, only this time the Haunting sounds of the story bring the realisation that this is no fake topic. this is the WAR of the Worlds, for real



BOOBIES

OPEN THIS LINK AND THE MOVE YOUR MOUSE OVER THE PICTURES. BOOBIES

Thursday, January 01, 2009

Britain, US late to predict Iran's Islamic revolution: documents : by Katherine Haddon

AFP/File – Iran's Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in 1979. Britain and the United States clung to the belief that …

LONDON (AFP) – Britain and the United States clung to the belief that the shah of Iran would remain in power until shortly before the Islamic revolution, newly declassified documents from 1978 revealed Tuesday.Officials thought Mohammad Reza Pahlavi would continue to rule in some form up to the final weeks of 1978, in spite of violence, protests and the increasing influence of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.The shah left Iran in January 1979 and later Khomeini became supreme leader of the Islamic republic, the creation of which was one of the key events in 20th century Middle Eastern history. "It is not so much that the regime is in danger; more that their car has bogged down in soft ground and it is difficult to see how they are going to pick up speed again," wrote Britain's then ambassador to Tehran Sir Anthony Parsons in May 1978. A US official said in September that year that it was "more likely than not that the shah could weather the next period. It was not in his nature to throw in the sponge." The Western powers' views were revealed in files released by the National Archives in London under laws which allow official papers to be made public after 30 years. Parsons kept London updated on the situation in Iran throughout 1978 in a series of messages. In one of the longest, on May 10, 1978, he said he did not think there was a serious risk of the shah being overthrown and dismissed the influence of religious leaders. "The religious leadership... thunder from the mosques about the destruction of traditional Islamic and Iranian values by the blind adoption of Western customs, Western technology and so on," Parsons wrote. Speaking of the opposition more generally, he added: "I do not believe that this conjuncture poses a threat to the present shah's regime." A briefing from Britain's Tehran mission to the Foreign Office on August 29 added that "the Islamic church as such has no real interest in seeing the Pahlavi regime overthrown when the complexion of any alternative is so uncertain." On September 8, Britain's ambassador to the United States Peter Jay sent a message to London indicating the US was not thinking in terms of the shah being deposed, either. Jay reported then US deputy secretary of state Warren Christopher had "confirmed US concern, though he saw the shah as given to pessimism and was not aware of anything really new." Eight days later, Parsons sent another note to London which an official annotated with a note of concern about the shah's "passivity and depression". Then British prime minister James Callaghan added: "Yes. But he can come back!" Amid more violence and the imposition of martial law in major cities, Callaghan later became more uncertain -- on October 24, he wrote on a report from Parsons: "On the basis of this, I wouldn't give much for the shah's chance." Intensifying unrest saw an attack on the British embassy in Tehran on November 5, 1978 which caused extensive damage. By November 20, Parsons was voicing "very little cause for optimism." "The only hope I can see at present is that, for reasons of exhaustion and general concern about a slide into total anarchy, the temper of the country may abate and Khomeini's simple anti-shah message decline in attraction," he added. In a letter to then US president Jimmy Carter on December 2, Callaghan said it was "impossible" to forecast whether the shah would cling on. But he predicted that if he did not, it would have the "gravest" implications "for our two countries, with their great stake in Iran, in particular". "It is only a minor consolation that continued chaos in the country or the emergence of an extreme government dominated by the religious right wing might create almost as many problems for the Soviet Union," Callaghan wrote. By December 7, Parsons was telling London that it was "increasingly difficult" to see the shah remaining, just a few days before Jay got in touch, quoting Carter as saying he "fully expected" him to retain power. On December 19, Parsons said it was "as difficult as ever to predict the outcome" and said the "only hope" for continuing the dynasty was for him to become a constitutional monarch and hand over to his son quickly. Britain finally advised its subjects to leave Iran on December 31 unless they had a compelling reason to remain, and the shah followed soon after, on January 16, 1979.

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

'R.E.Z.A.' - HRH Prince Reza Koroush Pahlavi

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL MY FRIENDS ALL OVER THE WORLD


R.E.Z.A. - 'A Four Letter Word' -
HRH PRINCE REZA KOROUSH PAHLAVI.
People In Iran Write ' Javid Shah '- (Long Live The Shah)- on Walls, on Paper Money and distribute his pictures in the streets.
Victory is near...
Music:
1) - Poem On The Underground: By Simon & Garfunkel
2) - Anji: by Simon & Garfunkel
Edited and mixed by : Bahramerad


Thursday, December 25, 2008

Monday, December 22, 2008

Sunday, December 21, 2008

We address you" …………." , in order to let you know that we have lodged a complaint about the violation of the human rights in Iran.

جنبشِ سياسی- اجتماعیِ پيروانِ نظامِ مشروطه به پادشاهی رضاشاه دوم

Nr. 4 / date 20.12.2008

Dear representatives of the international organization

This address does not refer to facts that are new or unknown to you, in fact it is a way of asking for your direct involvement into and awareness about the barbarian and inhuman procedures enforced on the Iranian people by the Tehran regime.
Hereby we lodge a complaint and ask to have the Islamic regime in Iran to be tried and convicted by the international Courts for the violation of the fundamental rights and freedoms, both individual and social, in Iran.

De facto, our request relies on the following motivations:
We state below some of the indictments rooted in the Black Book of the Islamic ruling in Iran:

1. The international terrorism: The dictatorial Iranian regime (this human cancer) extended its claws outside the country`s borders, by its participation in and support to the international terrorism. The international impact of the political regime in Iran (the Islamic Republic of Iran) since its coming to power (in 1979), a regime that caused:
- The war between Iran and Iraq;
- The warfare that consumes Israel, Palestine and Lebanon was enhanced by the support provided by the Iranian regime to the Hezbolah and Hamas groups, but not only;
- The attack on the U.S. Embassy in Tehran resulting in hostages taken among the staff of the American embassy;
- Weaker or even interrupted diplomatic relations with the democratic countries;
- The ideology embodied by this regime became a symbol for other countries or groups and gave birth to religious fanaticism which was supplemented by internal and international terrorism, all of them leading to international instability. The ideas emerging in countries such as Yemen, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Palestine, Afghanistan, Turkey, Pakistan etc. resulted in new fanatical regimes or groups impacting adversely on the national, regional and inrenational security. The support to the armed groups in Afghanistan, but not only, has its roots in the establishment of the dictatorial regime in Iran;
- The terrorist attack on the Jewish Center in Argentine, as well as other assaults against the interests and embassies of the democratic countries;
- The Iran’s negative involvement in creating a conflicting situation in the area of the Indian Kashmir, so that there is a real danger for a war between India and Pakistan to break out;
- Iran accepted and even welcomed on its territory the members of the Al Kaida and Taliban terrorist groups.We wish to point out that over thousands families in Palestine, whose members joined the terrorist actions directed against Israel, mostly through criminal and fanatic bomb attacks near the Alghods mosque are backed up by the Iranian dictatorship which provides lodgings, monthly salaries and other benefits (health insurance, social welfare a.s.o.) to these members. Apart from that, the dictatorial regime in Iran will keep on supporting – through its criminal policy – any other terrorist actions carried out by other individuals or families than the ones already mentioned, a fact stated by the manager of the Boniad Shahid Organization in Iran, also declared by Khamenei, the spiritual leader.
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2. The internal terrorism: Let`s not forget the other face of terrorism, whose actions are manifest in killings and tortures, while imposing its criminal rules on its own people.
The internal terrorism turned Iran into the country with the highest rate of death sentences and political prisoners who are tortured, on and on, in their prisons.

3. Jails crowded with political prisoners, people whose beliefs are different from those of the dictatorial regime in Iran;

4. Death penalties – mostly for political reasons – as well as inhuman death executions: shooting, hanging, stoning to death, torture, all of them perpetrated on the public domain (squares, stadiums) with a view to causing fear and terror among the population and preventing any popular action against the regime;

5. Death sentences whose execution is both inquisitorial and inhuman: cudgel blows, limbs cut off …;

6. Terrorist operations conducted against the people opposing the regime;

7. Torture, in the full sense of the word and in all its forms (physical and mental), of the arrested people for various reasons, also as a means of making the prisoners acknowledge the perpetration of deeds they had not committed;

8. Wide spreading and deepening of serious social problems that did not exist before the regime in power now: poverty, starvation, the cultural squalor, Islamic radicalism and terrorist fanaticism, prostitution, drug addiction, unemployment (in excess of 60 %), high divorce rates, family abandon;

9. Coming to power of mob groups, the robbery of national treasures in their own interest;

10. Establishment of a regime under the title and name of the Islamic Republic, which is nothing else but a flagrant breaker of the human rights – is another proof of the human rights infringement, as both religion and faith represent a direct connection between Man and his Creator, a link that does not require a go-between, an intermediary (shouls it be a political regime or a specific party) that interferes with their spiritual relation. In fact, there are several worships (religions) in every country, so that naming a country after a single religion is nothing else but a violation of the rights enjoyed by the people who embraced other cults (religions) in that country, the same as country names such as the Christian Republic, the Jewish Republic or the Buddhist Republic cannot be accepted;

11. The dictatorial and inhuman interference of the regime with the private life of the person, of the family and of the society as well, through violation of the basic individual rights – imposed faith and religion, as shown by the name of the regime itself (Islamic Republic);

12. Disrespect of the natural and elementary right to proper nourishment, the right to drink water and to smoke – for instance, during the fast (the Ramezan) when all restaurants are forced to shut down and people are forbidden to feed themselves or drink water;

13. Interdiction upon listening to music and drastic sanctions imposed for any breach (even the drivers are controlled and sanctioned if they have audio cassettes in their cars);

14. Dressing code – the individuals are forbidden to dress as they wish and like to, or to wear clothes in vivid colors (this is valid for women in the first place), while men cannot wear ties;

15. The normal relations between the people of opposite gender, either in private or in society are forbidden and punished – a situation which is also manifest by the mandatory separation of the schools for girls from the schools for boys; separation of places in the public transportation (buses, trolley-buses, subway…): the women sit in the rear half of the transport means, while men sit in front…;

16. Interdiction to care for and keep pets (dogs, cats…);

17. Ban of any holidays and anniversaries (birthdays…) celebrated with music and dancing;

18. Interdiction to celebrate the major events of the national and cultural tradition of the Iranian people (the New Year…);

19. The candidates to universities are accepted based on their affiliation or of their family affiliation with the radical religious groups in power: the intellectual capacity and level of knowledge of the candidates are not taken into account.

De jure, our claim is motivated by the uncontestable violation of the international legal provisions on human rights (the European Convention of Human Rights, the Bill of Rights and other relevant conventions).
We emphasize that these cases are endless and all the aspects we have mentioned above are only a part of the wrongdoings that this regime made against the Iranian people, a situation that not only stopped Iran from its pace towards development, towards a real and modern democracy, but pushed it back hundreds years ago.
As a result, milions Iranian people escaped from their country in search of freedom, while about 3,000,000 of them are refugees.
These facts and many other are the reasons why we lodge this complaint against the dictatorial State, the supporter of domestic and international terrorism.
We turn to you because we rely on your honor, on the responsibilities resulting from your international position, in search of respect for human rights.

This complaint was send to : The international organization
1) UNHCHR , Human rights complaints
2) ------------ , Human rights committee
3) ------------ , Committee against torture
4) ------------ , Publications
5) Commission on human rights
6) Committee on the elimination of discrimination against women
7) International Court of Justice
8) Human Rights Watch (HRW) London, Los Angeles, Washington, New York
9) World Organization Against Torture
And also to : Media
1) The Newyork Times
2) Washington Post
3) Le Monde
4) Euro News
5) CNN
6) US. News
7) Time
8) Houston Chronical
9) Chicago Sun – Times
10) Fox News

The central politicals office : followersofthe_princeRP@yahoo.com - fax : +1.818.4747474

Saturday, December 20, 2008

YALDA CELEBERATIONS - A NIGHT IN DECEMBER BY BAHRAMERAD




YALDA - A NIGHT IN DECEMBER

YALDA IS THE LONGEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR CELEBRATED BY THE PERSIANS

IT IS A PERSIAN CUSTOM TO CELEBRATE THIS NIGHT WITH A PARTY READING POETRY, DANCING AND EATING VARIOUS FRUITS, NUTS AND SPECIALLY COOKED FOODS

MUSIC : A DAY IN DECEMBER BY BEN WATT ON BUZZINFLY ALBUM
EDITOR : BAHRAMERAD

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Hamvatan Original Video - Please watch this video


Dear friends, Due to some copyright Issues I have changed my video to private mode. Here is the link of the original video made by the song producer group. Please send this link for your friend too.

Original Video Link:

http://www.negah28.info/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=935&Itemid=35

Regards, ZinBish

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Undiscovered Tehran

Winter time is hardest for the poor young and very old.
Music : Vibrazioni Productions - Jean Seberg #2
Editor : Bahramerad

Monday, December 15, 2008

For I. M. Pei, History Is Still Happening

Hassan Ammar/Associated Press

The Museum of Islamic Art at Doha, Qatar, was designed by I. M. Pei. The building is on a small man-made island that is accessible from a short bridge. More Photos >



By NICOLAI OUROUSSOFF - Published: December 12, 2008 - DOHA, Qatar

I CAN’T seem to get the Museum of Islamic Art out of my mind. There’s nothing revolutionary about the building. But its clean, chiseled forms have a tranquillity that distinguishes it in an age that often seems trapped somewhere between gimmickry and a cloying nostalgia. Part of the allure may have to do with I. M. Pei, the museum’s architect. Mr. Pei reached the height of his popularity decades ago with projects like the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington and the Louvre pyramid in Paris. Since then he has been an enigmatic figure at the periphery of the profession. His best work has admirers, but it has largely been ignored within architecture’s intellectual circles. Now, at 91 and near the end of a long career, Mr. Pei seems to be enjoying the kind of revival accorded to most serious architects if they have the luck to live long enough. But the museum is also notable for its place within a broader effort to reshape the region’s cultural identity. The myriad large-scale civic projects, from a Guggenheim museum that is planned for Abu Dhabi to Education City in Doha — a vast area of new buildings that house outposts of foreign universities — are often dismissed in Western circles as superficial fantasies. As the first to reach completion, the Museum of Islamic Art is proof that the boom is not a mirage. The building’s austere, almost primitive forms and the dazzling collections it houses underscore the seriousness of the country’s cultural ambition.

Read this article here :

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/14/arts/design/14ouro.html?th&emc=th

Sunday, December 14, 2008

javid shah ( B hosele )

Dorood be roheh javdaneh HRH Mohamad Reza Shah Pahlavi -Aryameher e Iran. RIP

IBIZA BY THE CASPIAN SEA - A ' DREAM ' -

RAM'SAR IS THE BEST SPOT ON THE CASPIAN SEA ONE DAY - RAM'SAR WILL BE TURNED BACK TO ITS PAST GLORIOUS DAYS. CASPIAN SEA SHORE IS AS PRETTY AS ANYWHERE ON THE ISLAND OF IBIZA.
MUSIC :
1)- BENIMUSSA INTERLUDE_PAPACHA_FROM THE Undiscovered Ibiza 4 ALBUM
2)- BOTTOM UP BY JUSTIN MARTIN UNRELEASED DEMO 2005
EDITOR : BAHRAMERAD

Friday, December 12, 2008

Tell Me Why?

shahin najafi- harfe zanآره می‌جنگم واسه هر چیزی که مال منه اسلحه‌م صدامه، بلند

Latest news

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Discuss: Should troop levels be increased in Afghanistan?

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EU Focuses on Climate, Stimulus
EU leaders pressed toward agreement on a long-planned climate-change accord and tried to craft a unified approach to fiscal-stimulus packages across Europe.

Belgians Arrest 14 Islamist Militants
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Condi On the Record

Barack Obama is lucky he isn't inheriting Saddam Hussein.

"Obama to inherit an international mess," blares Politico. "Mr. Obama has inherited a world of pressing troubles," moans the Economist. "It's pretty difficult to think that any administration left its successor a worse situation in [the Middle East]," analyst Anthony Cordesman laments to the Washington Times.As the Bush administration prepares to hand off foreign policy to Barack Obama, it has become an article of faith that our new president is inheriting something akin to a global Superfund site. It isn't clear if Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is reading these epitaphs. But over lunch in the State Department, it's clear she has a different view of the world.

Read this article here : http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122904339882300339.html?mod=djemEditorialPage

Thursday, December 11, 2008

DO YOU CARE ?

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Students Protest in Iran 7Th Dec 2008

Students Protest at University of Tehran, Demand Freedom and Democracy

Students at University of Tehran held Their annual gathering on Sunday 7Th Dec 2008 to mark the 'Student Day' and to protest at the policies of the IRI government.

In particular the students were demanding the following:

Freedom, security and democracy
Release of the imprisoned students.
Readmittance of the suspended students.
Reinstatement of the fired faculty
Abolition of stoning and execution
About The 'Student Day': On December 6, 1953 (16 Azar, 1332) three Marxist students of University of Tehran were killed by riot police when the students went on a rampage after a student march and demonstrations.
This day is recognised as the 'Student Day ' in Iran.
It is celebrated both by religious and secular student movements and invariably turns to yet another point whereby The Students demonstrate and march against the current Governments policies and end up in violence and riot police forces are used against them.

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Iran, Islam & Street Children! from :

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Street Children, Women Trafficking in Iran
Over fifty–five thousand child squatters, most of the girls, live on the streets of Tehran, where growing drug use and prostitution are leading to a social crisis.


Pahlavi Era

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Dog saves injured buddy from busy highway




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SHABE YALDA - Dec 20 - DON'T FORGET TO CELEBERATE

Shabe Yaldā (Persian: یلدا) or Shabe Chelle (Persian: شب چله) is an Iranian festival originally celebrated on the Northern Hemisphere's longest night of the year, that is, on the eve of the Winter Solstice. The 13th century Iranian poet Sa'di wrote in his Bustan: "The true morning will not come, until the Yalda Night is gone". Following the Iranian calendar reform of 1925, which pegged some seasonal events to specific days of the calendar, Yalda came to be celebrated on the night before and including the first day of the tenth month (Dey). Subject to seasonal drift, this day may sometimes fall a day before or a day after the actual Winter Solstice.Following the fall of the Sassanid Empire and the subsequent rise of Islam, the religious significance of the event was lost, and like other Zoroastrian festivals Yalda became a social occasion when family and close friends would get together. Nonetheless, the obligatory serving of fresh fruit during mid-winter is reminiscent of the ancient customs of invoking the divinities to request protection of the winter crop.

Yalda today - Families continue to hold traditional gatherings on Yalda.[citation needed] Iranian radio and television offer special programming on that night of Yalda. Watermelons are placed on the Korsi, a traditional piece of furniture similar to a very short table, around which the family sit on the ground. On it, a blanket made of wool filling is thrown, people leave their legs under the blanket. Inside the korsi, heat is generated by means of coal, electricity or gas heaters. Youth hold Yalda parties.

References

I am An Aryian

مریم جلالی و من آریائیم آرش سارا عباسی اوستا شهرفرنگ پاریس



High resolution release of new World Trade Center collapse videos

An anonymous source has released high resolution DVD mpg2 footage of the North Tower & Building 7 collapse clips, reported here on November 1st, 2008: http://www.911blogger.com/node/18358 Also the source has allowed the release of video of the South Tower, and made all 3 available in high quality downloadable DVD file mpg's. These files are cut from source recording DVD VOB files so there is no quality loss, however the sound has been removed, and the video is edited. The source wishes to remain anonymous at this point. View all 3 clips here:



See this : http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=5fH7c8H6SNw



Put away all the animosities and come together

گذشتۀ تفرقه انگیز، خداحافظ
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درود بر دوران نوین آشتی و یگانگی
ما فصل جدیدی را در روند تلاشهای سیاسی کشورمان آغاز میکنیم
داریوش مجلسی
تقدیم به شاهزاده رضا پهلوی،
آقای عباس امیرانتظام
و دوستان گروه که مرا در این راه یاری دادند.


تاریخ تحولات سال های سلطنت پهلوی ها و بعد از آن، نشان دهنده مبارزات، جنگها، شکستها، پیروزیها و تضادهای فراوانی است که هر کدام از این وقایع از قهرمانان، رهبران و پرچمدارانی نیز برخوردار بوده و این شخصیتها بنوبه خود تعیین کننده خط و مرزهای مشخص سیاسی بوده اند که آثار آن هنوز بعد از سالها، تعیین کننده خط و مرزهای فکری و عقیدتی در صحنه سیاسی جامعه ما گردیده اند.
این شخصیت ها در بسیاری موارد در تضاد باهم و حتی در ضدیت با هم قرار گرفته اند ولی بهر صورت، وجود آنها، راه آنها، مبارزات و اعمالشان تاثیر بزرگی در مسیر سیاسی و اجتماعی که سرزمین و ملت ما پیموده بر جای گذارده است و این تاثیرگذاری در عین حال باعث ایجاد مرز و صفوفی در صحنه سیاسی ایران گردیده که بخاطر غیبت و نبود احزابی که مانند غرب، در جامعه نهادینه شده باشند باعث گردیده هر شخصیت دارای طرفدارانی با شیوه های فکری خود باشد.
من و دوستانم باین حقیقت واقفیم که نه خدمات، نه اشتباهات و نه اهمیت و تاثیرگذاری این شخصیتها بر روی جامعه یکسان بوده و نه جایگاه اجتماعیشان. ما باین حقیقت واقفیم که همه آنها کم و بیش مرتکب اشتباهات و در عین حال خدماتی شده اند که در صورت عدم ارتکاب و یا عدم وقوع آن، جامعه ما شاید دارای سمت و سوی دیگری میگردید.
ما اعتقاد راسخ داریم که یک یک این بزرگان، بسرنوشت مردم و کشور خود بیحد علاقمند بوده و به سرزمینشان عشق میورزیده اند و این در حقیقت نقطه و مخرج مشترک این قهرمانان جامعه ما میباشد و بهمین دلیل هم معتقدیم که تاریخ از همه آنها به نیکی یاد خواهد کرد و از آنجا که چندی پیش 14 مرداد (روز مشروطیت) را پشت سر گذاردیم، مشروطیت را نیز حلقه وصل دیگری بین این شخصیتها میدانیم با علم باین حقیقت که بعضی از آنها یا نتوانستند و یا بدلایلی نخواستند تمام اجزاء قانون مشروطه را در عمل پیاده کنند.
هدف ما این نیست که ترازو را برداشته و خدمات یکی و اشتباهات دیگری را در مقابل یکدیگر سنجیده و خدمات و اشتباهاتشان را نمره گذاری کنیم. تاثیرگذاری و خدمات یکی در مدرنیزه کردن و پیشرفت اجتماعی و اقتصادی ایران غیر قابل انکار و مبارزات دیگری بهدف دسترسی بآزادیهای سیاسی را نیز نمیتوان نفی نمود.
دونفرشان در تبعید و یکنفرشان در زندان خانگی دارفانی را وداع گفتند و نفر دیگر بدست جلادان جمهوری اسلامی به بدترین وجه بقتل رسید.
جمع ما، خود نیز متشکل از افرادیست که هر یک هوادار یکی از این شخصیت ها بوده و بعضا برداشت خوبی از دیگر شخصیت های متعلق به گروه مقابل نداشتند. ولی ما فصل جدید و اقدام نوینی را در ادامه راه سیاسی خود آغاز نمودیم که متفقا – با وجود تمام اختلاف سلیقه های سیاسی که در بین ما وجود دارد – تصمیم گرفتیم دفتر گذشته را ببندیم و با گشودن دفتر جدیدی، بآنچه که باعث تفرقه بین بخشی از جامعه سیاسی ایران گردیده نقطه پایان بگذاریم و اقلا تا آنجائی که مربوط به من و دوستانم میگردد اعلام کنیم که همه این شخصیتها برای ما ارزنده و عزیزند و ما آنها را بسان قهرمانان سرزمین خودمان میپنداریم و یادشان را گرامی میداریم.
زمانیکه ما تصمیم باتخاذ و اعلام این فکر و فرهنگ سیاسی جدید گرفتیم خود را در عین حال آماده شنیدن ایرادها، انتقادات و حملاتی که نتیجه سالها کج اندیشی سیاسی است نمودیم، از جمله اینکه، چرا و چطور بخود اجازه میدهیم فلان شخصیت را در کنار دیگر شخصیت قرار دهیم و ظلم وارده باو را نادیده انگاریم، و یا اینکه با کدام جرات یک شخصیت با آن درجه از اقتدار را در کنار دیگر فردی قرار میدهیم که از لحاظ مقام و منزلت در حد پائین تری قرار دارد.
ولی همانطور که در آغاز متذکر شدم بهیچوجه قصد تجزیه و تحلیل خدمات، اشتباهات و مقام و منرلت آنها را نداریم و واقعا لزومی هم به بحث وگفتگو در باره علت و چرای این موضعگیری نوین خودمان نمیبینم زیرا باختصار ولی کافی در بالا دراینباره توضیح دادم.
برای من کوچکترین شک و تردیدی وجود ندارد که در آینده نزدیک، آنچه که ما امروز بعنوان یک فکر جدید ارائه میدهیم، در میان بخش عظیمی از مردم ایران یک اصل کاملا عادی، طبیعی و مورد قبول عامه خواهد بود.
همانقدر که انتقادها و حملات را بجان میخریم بگذار این افتخار را هم بنام خود ثبت کنیم که توانستیم – اقلا در بین خود – مرزهای متعلق بگذشته را از بین ببریم.
از نظر ما ستارخان، باقرخان، رضا شاه پهلوی، محمد رضا شاه پهلوی، دکتر محمد مصدق و دکتر شاپور بختیار شخصیت ها و قهرمانانی هستند که هر کدام بخشی از جامعه ایران را حول نام خود گرد آورده اند.
ما می توانستیم نامهای دیگری را هم باین اسامی اضافه کنیم، یفرم خان ارمنی، سردار اسعد بختیاری، آیت اله بهبهانی، احمد قوام، خلیل ملکی، دکتر صدیقی، داریوش و پروانه فروهر، قره العین، و.........ولی بهر حال درست یا غلط، ما بر این باوریم که این شخصیت های منتخب ما، هرکدام بیش از سایرین رهبری بخشی از جامعه را بعهده داشتند و هر کدام بنوعی و در حد خود در جامعه مطرح بودند. انتخاب ستارخان و باقرخان جنبه سمبلیک دارد و نشانه اعتقاد ما و همچنین اعتقاد و احترام این شخصیت ها بقهرمانان و مبارزین صف اول مشروطه خواهی میباشد.
ما در حقیقت «رضا پهلوی» را ادامه دهنده راه این شخصیت ها میدانیم و مواضع و آرمانهای او را ترکیبی از اعتقاد به تجددگرائی و اقتدار ایران و همچنین احترام وی و پایبند بودنش به آرمانهای آزادیخواهی و دموکراسی خواهی این پیشینیان کشورمان میدانیم.
اینکه آیا ایشان نیز معتقد به این فکر و فرهنگ جدید ماست و آیا نظر وی موافق و یا مخالف مواضعی استکه در بالا ارائه دادیم هرگز نه مورد سئوال ما از ایشان بوده و نه با ایشان در اینباره صحبت و مشورتی نموده ایم.
من و دوستانم بابتکار خود، زمان را مناسب ارائه چنین طرز فکر و جامعه را آماده قبول چنین انتخابی تشخیص دادیم.
حالا اگر کسانی این انتخاب ما را خدشه دار نمودن مرزها و پایمال نمودن اصول و مبادی تشخیص دادند و مارا سزاوار حملات و انتقادات خود شناختند، چنین بادا.
ما خود معتقدیم که بخش بزرگی از زنان و مردان کشورمان از این مرزبندیها و جدل های بیهوده سیاسی بعذاب آمده اند و این موضع نوین مارا تحسین خواهند نمود.
ما مبارزه ای را که ستارخان و باقرخان رهبری نمودند ارج میگذاریم و درود و احترام خود را نثار روان قهرمانان جامعه مان، رضاشاه، محمدرضاشاه، محمد مصدق و شاپور بختیار می نمائیم.
روانشان شاد، راهشان پیروز.
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