Joseph Abbott (faxpaladin) wrote,
Joseph Abbott

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History is being made

...and very possibly the fate of the entire Middle East — and thereby, the world — lies in the balance.

The people of Iran are trying to take their country back from the ayatollahs who have held it hostage for too long. The new Iranian revolution has begun, and it is being Twittered:

ALL internet & mobile networks are cut. We ask everyone in Tehran to go onto their rooftops and shout ALAHO AKBAR in protest #IranElection

Voices once silenced are being raised, and even if they'll be silenced again — especially if they'll be silenced again — the least we can do, the least we owe them, is to pay attention.
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