Friday, 26 June 2009

In fear of the people - 13

More on the aftermath of Iran’s stolen election.

Today there is a protest at the Iranian Embassy in London organised by the Trades Uunion Congress and Amnesty International, as part of an international day of action in solidarity with the people of Iran.

Friday 26 June, 12.30 -1.30pm, Iranian embassy, 16 Prince’s Gate, London SW7 1PT.


Some of the other events around the world are listed by the International Transport Workers’ Federation.

See also Jams and Bob.


The above illustration is by Brian Stauffer, created for the NYT Week in Review. You can read more on how it came about at his Drawger blog.

Image copyright © Brian Stauffer.

The Guardian News Blog has not posted on Iran today. The New York Times blog has updates, but much less than previous days. On BBC News, Jeremy Bowen reports on the eerie calm in Tehran. His closing paragraph:
When you ask Iranians about the way this might go, a phrase keeps cropping up. They say it might seem quiet to an outsider, but there is fire below the ashes.


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