"Iran’s riot police are on high alert tonight as thousands of Reformists flock to Qom to mourn the late Grand Ayatollah Hosein Montazeri, who died
Montazeri was an outspoken critic of the Iranian government, chastizing them repeatedly following the disputed June elections and condemning the
crackdowns in the wake of the election as the act of a dictatorship. He later called the government a military regime which had lost its way since the
I have to say i dont find it suspicious at all that an 87 year old man passed away. Sure the timing and all that but he is 87 in a country with a
life expectancy rate of 71, so he lived a long life and natural order caught up to him.
That being said he spoke up against the government, becuase well he was above it, Iran has a right to go to the streets and mourn this man. This
mourning will no doubt be met by resistance as what he spoke of irritated the Iranian government. A symbol for the fight YES but a victim of state
sanctioned murder? Without any form of evidence id have to say his time had come naturally.
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