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Iranian Terrorists?

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Submitted by Alish (United States), Jun 20, 2007 at 15:00

I do agree with you guys who mentioned terrorism is a fact among Muslims, particularly in Middle East. However I need to denote a point.

What makes you think Iran being in Middle East has to do anything with other countries?
I mean come on, think about it, if there is MAFIA in Italy does it mean all Italians are gangs??
I'm Iranian raised in Canada, and I'm not a Muslim, and believe it or not, several million Iranians are not either and among those who are Muslim there is a big difference between Arab Muslims and them.

Take a look at Turkey, they are Muslim too, but they don't practice Islam, I've had thousands of Christian and jew friends they even hardly believe in their religion. Besides you don't have to take my word go do some research and reading. Did you ever happen to know less than 5% of population supports Iranian regime?? Did you know thousands of people are imprisoned and killed because they are against "Government"?

I have lost so many friends and relatives who stood against bastards like Ahmadinejad who claims he's president.
Did you know that using nuclear energy is just a cover attracting international attention to neverhood while regime keeps on muting people?
Have you ever read any international source not just Americans? NO election is real and fair in Iran and no matter who you elect the person is chosen for you.

You really think Iranians have the right to choose? have democracy? freedom of speech? take a look at Iran's news and you'll see there are hundreds of revolts in Iran every bloody day. I understand you might judge Iran as another Muslim counrty in Middle east and judge the people by the president of Regime, but what if no one could change anything? what if people are totally against Regime but scared of losing more friends, brothers, sisters and lovers to the torturing dictator.

Please for God's sake be logical, In US election is fair and almost faultless, but not all of Americans support war. Now Imagine if there's a president who is destroying your country and your reputation and you can do nothing. it hurts, hurts very much...
have you ever read history of Iranian people? In almost all of Canadian and American universities you can find several Iranian profs, founder of ebay is Iranian (pierre omidyar), first space tourist (anoushe ansari) , father of computer algorithm (birooni), the first charter of human rights that prohibited oppression and terror and guaranteed freedom of religion and equality by king Cyrus (539BC), Avicenna most respected medical author of ancient, miss world 2003, miss world 2005, Vice persident of CNN (Parisa khosravi), Senior Vice persident of Google(Omid kordestani),director of NASA( Firouz naderi), Vice president of yahoo (farzad nazem ) are all iranian and most of them left Iran in adulthood.

why there is no Iranian terrorists?? and please don't tell me Iranians are directing and supporting terrorist gangs while may seem clean. Who supports them? Minority who controls media.

This is exactly what I mean, they do support anything that helps them stay out of trouble. well, as long as there are terrorists all around the world who cares about Iranian people suffering from a dictatorship that are crying to be heard and ignored by media.

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