Today the riots are continuing. It is fierce. Soon there will be cracks in the upper-class echelon of mullahs, ministries, and even the ayatollah will shake in his boots. GOOD. It’s about time. Now if only America had a leader…
By: Kenneth R. Timmerman
More than 1.5 million protesters took to the streets of Tehran on Monday, marking the largest anti-regime demonstration Iran has seen since the final days of the shah in early 1979.
Seven people were killed by anti-riot police and roving bands of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad supporters. Many of those supporters shielded their faces from surveillance videos that plainclothes police were shooting.
The protesters included some unlikely participants: 16 Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps officers pledged to join the people’s movement, according to initial reports from Tehran. That signaled that the once-solid support of the guard corps for Ahmadinejad is beginning to crack.
The 16 officers were arrested after meeting secretly with top regular army officers on Monday night. [Continue reading.]
Prayers are needed for these people. I can’t stand Mousavi, but I am not supporting him. I am supporting the Iranian people. Please stand together with the rest of us who know that it is time the Iranian people tasted freedom by their own choice. Thank you.
May you walk with the LORD always, and when you cannot take another step, may He carry you the rest of the way until you can walk along side Him again.
Cross-posted @ Rosemary’s Thoughts.