posted on Aug, 2 2010 @ 02:33 PM
Originally posted by name pending
For people suggesting this debate shouldn't go forward I think they are also opposed to freedom of speech and freedom of people to make their own
minds instead of pre conceived notions fed by MSM. Let the people witness the debate and decide for themselves.
An unedited debate would NEVER see the light of day in Iran, though I am sure a heavily edited version would.
They have arrested dozens of journalists and bloggers for just asking questions...let alone actually reporting things.
I ask again why the POTUS should aid Ahmadinejad in a propaganda campaign?
Raping Freedom of Speech in Iran
The three journalists have been imprisoned as a result of the popular protest in June in Iran. They are among 47 journalists and other bloggers and
writers currently in prison in Iran, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists. Tuesday, February 16th the CPJ gave these damning figures on
the critic situation of journalism in the world. The figures remain blurry, since some people disappear weeks before the families eventually get to
know what happened to them.
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However, since the election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the presidency in 2005, Iran has aggressively targeted dissidents and nongovernmental
organizations who question the country’s record on human rights and democracy. Iran continues to silence these groups, as another nonprofit has been
shut down without sufficient explanation.