June 23, 2010 Leave a comment
June 20th, 2010 was the one year anniversary of Neda Agha Soltan death, my 26-year-old fellow Iranian country woman who was shot to death on a Tehran street in the unrest that followed Iran’s disputed election in June 2009.
I am begging my fellow Washingtonians and the rest of the world not to forget about Neda!
Although Neda, whom her relatives described as non-political, was killed on a quiet street and was not participating in any political rally when she was shot, she became an instant symbol of the anti-government movement when a video of her death was shared on social networking sites. Read more of this post