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Tuesday, 28 July 2009

Shirin Ebadi

My interview with Shirin Ebadi appears on this page:


English titles will be added soon.

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

We Can Be Heroes

The 25th of July is the day people around the world get together in support of the struggle in Iran. In Amsterdam it will be on the Museumplein, between 12.30 and 15.30. If you don't live in Amsterdam you can find an event near you on www.united4iran.org Ask all your friends to come, we cannot abandon the people of Iran in their time of need!

Saturday, 18 July 2009

Iran update

Here's the most impressive visual reminder of what's happening in Iran. You can click on most of the icons:


If you want to keep track of the effort to free renowned documentary filmmaker Maziar Bahari, here's the place to go:


My own Dutch blog at the Groene Amsterdammer has been updated as well:


Monday, 13 July 2009

Update long due

Sorry for the lack of updates. I was away for a weekend to participate in a music workshop in Belgium. I had a delightful time with all the tutors and students. Anyway, back to business.

To read up on what's happening in Iran, go to this article that addresses leftist conspiracy thinking: http://www.truthout.org/070109J?n

Another good source on what's happening is the "Greenbrief", a site which periodically collcets news from various Twitter feeds: http://greenbrief.newsvine.com/

Here's a nice clip that spreads awareness about the the blogger who died in prison in Iran:

Friday, 3 July 2009

Mohsen Namjoo releases his first video clip

Check it out, Mohsen Namjoo releases his first video clip. It's dedicated to the people of Iran:


This guy is a freak, but my kind of freak.

Thursday, 2 July 2009

Homosexuality in the Animal Kingdom

To take a break from all that's happening in Iran, here's a little link that might put a smile or a frown on your face, depending on your personal beliefs.

Same-sex attraction is found to be commonplace in the animal kingdom:


Wednesday, 1 July 2009

What's happening in Iran?

Here's a very intelligent article about potential US meddling in Iran:


I myself have another post up on my Dutch Groene Amsterdammer weblog: