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Iran's Arrest of Majid Tavakoli: "Khamenei in Hejab/We Are All Majids"

KHAMENEI HEJAB 2The case of student leader Majid Tavakoli, arrested on 16 Azar, has now caught the attention of the international press, with a summary blog in The New York Times. It is also being used by activists not only to highlight the Green movement's political views but, using the catalyst of the authorities' display of Tavakoli dressed as a woman, to poke fun at the regime but to express mass support.

Gordab has produced a series of photographs featuring the Supreme Leader (example in inset box). Dressing in hijab has been converted in the video "We Are All Majids" into solidarity, defiance, and proclamation of "Azadi" (freedom):

Iran: The Arrest of Majid Tavakoli “His 16 Azar Speech on Video”
Iran’s 16 Azar: The Arrest of Majid Tavakoli


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" Vive la solidarité " !

December 11, 2009 | Unregistered Commenterange paris

This is brilliant! Someone please send it to CNN.

December 12, 2009 | Unregistered Commenteroutsider

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