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Persian Community and Metal Fans Unite to Support a Free Iran

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"Heavy metal is beautiful, and so are the people of Iran," shouted Neil Turbin, lead singer of Deathriders, before launching into another song at the Metal Revolution for Iran event at the Aura Nightclub in Studio City.

Bands included Internal Corrosion, Skinmask, Deathriders (featuring Neil Turbin of Anthrax) and Philm (featuring Dave Lombardo of Slayer).

Heavy Metal Revolution for Iran

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It is that time of year again when Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad makes his trip to New York, making incendiary remarks that resonate around the globe.

This year, reactions to his visit were typical, with a majority of United Nations representatives leaving the room during his talk. His hardline and outlandish comments dominated media headlines and mainstream television networks vied over prime-time interviews with the rogue leader.

Activist Farahanipour Fights Now Two Decades For Iranian Secular Democracy

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Striving for over two decades to make political strides in his homeland, Iranian political activist Roozbeh Farahanipour will have a chance to play out his political ambitions in Westwood, a region of west Los Angeles, which boasts the largest enclave of Iranians outside of Iran.

Roozbeh Farahanipour appearance at VOA regarding 9th July anniversary


Iranian Regime Arrests Top Sunni Militant Leader

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By: Ken Timmerman

The short video shown on Iranian state-run TV was dramatic. It showed masked Iranian security men boarding what appeared to be a private jet on Tuesday morning, and arresting one of the most hunted opposition leaders in Iran, Sunni militant leader Abdulmalik Rigi.

The Electromagnetic Threat

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FrontPage Interview’s guest today is Hadi T. Ardestani, a Nuclear Waste Management Expert and a Nuclear Issues Specialist in the Marze Por Gohar Party (MPG), an Iranian opposition party seeking the establishment of a secular republic in Iran.

FP: Hadi T. Ardestani, welcome to Frontpage Interview.

I would like to talk to you today about the Electromagnetic (EMP) threat. Many people are not really that familiar with it. Give us the definition and tell us what it is all about.

30 Years After Hostage Crisis: Iranian Revolutionaries, and Their Kids, Switch Sides

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Wednesday, November 4, 2009 9:46 AM

By: Kenneth R. Timmerman

Every Nov. 4, the Iranian regime buses tens of thousands of schoolchildren from around the country to Tehran to commemorate the assault on the U.S. Embassy in 1979, when 52 U.S. diplomats were taken hostage.

The embassy attack and the subsequent 444-day hostage crisis were called “a second revolution” by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, because they led to the collapse of the moderate post-revolutionary government that was seeking to repair ties with the United States and the West.

Iranian Rebellion Grows on the Web

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Bill Flanigen from the November 2009 issue

Iran-Election Protesters Throng U.N.

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Thousands of Iranian-Americans flocked to the United Nations in New York to protest Iran's recent elections and to assail President Barack Obama for his failure to support the Iranian people after the disputed elections.

News Releases SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER

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PRESIDENT OBAMA SHOULD RATCHET UP SANCTIONS AGAINST TEHRAN; STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH IRANIAN PEOPLE

September 24, 2009

As Iranian President Ahmadinejad once again used the United Nations to rant against Israel and the United States yesterday, the Simon Wiesenthal Center convened a simultaneous press conference to urge the world to ratchet up sanctions to weaken the soon-to-be nuclear Iranian regime and to provide a platform for authentic voices of the Iranian people.