Ahmad Shamrou, one of the great contemporary Iranian poets, said decades ago when emphasizing the paradox of post-revolutionary Iran, “It’s a strange world, sweetheart.
But Shamrou did not imagine in his dreams the paradox that would characterize Iran in 2022, when the greatest protests and uprisings in modern history took place.
A bizarre world where thugs storm residential neighborhoods after dark, throwing tear gas canisters into apartments, and men and women chanting anti-government slogans “Women, Life, Freedom” from windows.
In past centuries, if a government didn’t like someone, they would banish him and deprive him of the comforts he enjoyed at home. In today’s Iran, the government forbids troublemakers from leaving the country.
hide under their helmets, Heavily armed security forces use megaphones Scares apartment dwellers in western Tehran and tells them they are ready to decapitate their own families if necessary.
A witty post on Twitter said:“Women are praying for their husbands’ martyrdom as they threaten to decapitate their wives. This is a domestic fight. Why are you yelling through a megaphone?”
Eyewitnesses based on social media reported: Guards use drugs in the bush Around apartment buildings to prepare for attacks on residents. Further south in Tehran, Security forces beat protesters to death before shooting them in Nazi Abad Use a shotgun at point blank. And all this is happening in Islamic republics where the government is merciful and compassionate like Allah, claiming that the ruling clergy worship.
Officials, including clerics, must not lie to deny police vandalism. Social media videos show police vandalizing people’s property. and in self-defense Police say these were fake cops on the streets“If the situation is so chaotic and you have well-equipped fake cops patrolling the streets, shame on you. Shame on you if you don’t want to take that responsibility.” one twitter user saidSome officials believe these are Israeli agents disguised as Islamic Republic Police.
In a similar incident where plainclothes officers attacked, arrested and even shot protesters, a Twitter user asked: “If you see plainclothes armed people in public these days, should you consider them terrorists or plainclothes security guards? Who created such a safe environment for armed individuals?”
government officials, including the president Attorney General Ebrahim Raisi and Attorney General Golamhossein Ejay Call for Dialogue Together with the country to end the protests.at the same time the same The government will suspend one of the country’s leading reformist parties.NoHow can a prominent Iranian journalist say the government does not want reform?
The government consistently denies reports of the hoax. However, few believe such denials. One of the recent denials follows international media reports that some Iranian officials are seeking foreign passports to leave Iran and live elsewhere with smuggled assets and new identities. everything. Following another denial by Tehran airport, One Twitter post said: “When they deny the story, it means the news was true.”
For a thousand and one reasons, people no longer trust governments. State media continue to accuse the Islamic State of attacking the Shah Cherag temple in Shiraz, but people are adamant that the attack was carried out by the Islamic Republic. Meanwhile, many noticed flaws and production errors in footage provided by state media after the attack.One particular scene that many people noticed in the show “Deadman” standing up while looking at the clock And pretend to be dead again.
and, Iran’s foreign minister acknowledged Iran gave Russia drones, but not for use in its war with Ukraine, a comment under his tweet asked: Another said, “So you gave the drones to Russia. It’s like giving a kid ice cream and telling him not to lick it.”