Neda Agha-Soltan News
Iranian Opposition Reeling Under Pressure of Crackdown
One year ago Sunday, a single, violent death captivated the world. 27-year-old Neda Agha Soltan was shot during an anti-government protest in Tehran on June 20, 2009 – her death caught on camera and broadcast around the world on YouTube . Neda quickly become a symbol of the protest movement in Iran
Undercover with the Iranian Opposition, One Year after Neda's Death
One year ago Sunday, a single, violent death captivated the world. 27-year-old Neda Agha Soltan was shot during an anti-government protest in Tehran on June 20, 2009 – her death caught on camera and broadcast around the world on YouTube. Neda quickly become a symbol of the protest movement in...
In Five Years, YouTube Has Revolutionized How We Live
It's a whole new world. One where a Canadian mom can post videos of her son, Justin Bieber , singing and turn him into a teen idol. One where the cell-phone video of a 26-year-old woman, Neda Agha-Soltan , shot dead at an Iranian protest can become the face of an uprising. It's a world where a
Mourning Neda, Martyr's Mother Wants Justice
What's left for a mother who's watched her daughter die on television? A woman who watched as blood streamed from her child's nose and mouth, as her gaze emptied, as those who bent to help her begged her not to let go? Hajar Rostami Motlagh's daughter died a public death. There's not much that's
Clem's Chronicles: Beers In The Rose Garden/Cash For Clunkers out of money?/ Mr. Market has another happy day
Howdy folks-Clem Lane here. Busy busy busy with updates tonight-both the President's Rose Garden meeting with Gates/Crowley and the possible closure of the "Cash For Clunkers" program featured prominently in our West Coast updates. Here's the note: THREE (MAKE THAT...
Jim Sciutto: Riot Police Chase Neda Mourners Through Gravestones
If there was doubt that Neda Agha-Soltan’s story still has power in Iran, it faded today. Forty days since her videotaped shooting stunned Iran and the world, thousands marched to her grave to mourn her and other victims of the...
Jim Sciutto Reports: Government Guidebook for Dealing with Dissent
ABC's Senior Foreign Correspondent Jim Sciutto reports: I’ve spent a lot of time in police states in the last couple of years -- a few trips each to Zimbabwe, Myanmar, Iran, and some more. It strikes me that each place...
Iran Prez Hold Shaky in Latest Challenge
More than a month after a presidential election that some called a "political earthquake," the ground is still shifting under disputed Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. His political moves have angered some conservatives, forcing a crack in the hard-line camp in that could threaten his hold on
Iranian Students Protest From Afar
ABC News On Campus reporter Xorje Olivares blogs: If he were in Iran right now, University of Texas senior Hooman Hedayati says he would more than likely be incarcerated. Hedayati is one of more than 200 Iranian citizens who voted...