Shock / horror …. Apparently Iran has now occupied Tehran

According to Tom Cotton, the newly elected senator, the justification for his now rather infamous letter is clearly demonstrated by Iran’s quest for regional domination, and as evidence for that claim he points to the fact that Iran already occupies Tehran. Yes you read that correctly, apparently Iran has demonstrated their quest for regional domination by taking over Tehran. Did he … Read moreShock / horror …. Apparently Iran has now occupied Tehran

Satire really is the very best way to criticise absurd ideas

When faced with something truly absurd and utterly outrageous, for example racism, bigotry, intolerance, or xenophobia,  then I often argue that the best means of deploying criticism is not rage, but rather is satire and humour. The scope is actually quite wide and need not be restricted to such social issues, but might also include daft conspiracy claims, fraudulent medical … Read moreSatire really is the very best way to criticise absurd ideas

Maryam Rajavi speaks out against the lack of basic human rights in Iran

Maryam Rajavi, pictured,  is the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). Recently while speaking at a conference attended by senior representatives of the European Parliament from various political groups last Wednesday, she exposed Rouhani’s stance as a supposed moderate to be fraudulent … Mrs Rajavi referred to the bloody record of the velayat-e faqih regime … Read moreMaryam Rajavi speaks out against the lack of basic human rights in Iran

When faced with Islam, many are now opting to shake a fist at it and say NO.

Wherever Islam manifests itself as a dominant force there are some rather common attributes that are commonly associated with it, namely … Intolerance for anything except the specific variation of Islam that prevails; even other variations of Islam are not tolerated. This is very much as odds with the rather basic human right that is … Read moreWhen faced with Islam, many are now opting to shake a fist at it and say NO.

Watching Volleyball in Iran means Jail if you are female, so no Volleyball in Iran now – #FreeGhoncheh

I wrote a couple of days ago about the utterly absurd case in Iran of a British citizen Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, being found guilty of spreading anti-regime propaganda and in fact all she had actually done was to attempt to go a watch a game of Volleyball, a sport that is apparently the exclusive preserve of men. … Read moreWatching Volleyball in Iran means Jail if you are female, so no Volleyball in Iran now – #FreeGhoncheh

Iran = Place where watching volleyball earns you one year in jail

It sounds utterly absurd, and the reason it does is because it truly is by any reasonable or rational measure. The BBC has the details … A British-Iranian woman detained in Iran after trying to watch a men’s volleyball match has been sentenced to a year in prison, her lawyer says. Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, was … Read moreIran = Place where watching volleyball earns you one year in jail