Iran and women

Neda

” The women of Iran have jolted me awake from my cable news coma. So many of the protesters are young and female like me but display a courage I have never known — clasping rocks in their fists, kicking at baton-wielding policemen and, in the case of Neda Agha-Soltani, dying on the streets of Tehran. Judging from the flood of “I am Neda” T-shirts and tweets, I’m hardly the only one feeling not just powerful admiration but identification with Iranian women.” Tracy Clark-Flory

Read more:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2009-06-23/neda-cautionary-tale-or-inspiration/

http://www.salon.com/mwt/feature/2009/06/27/iran_women/

http://www.slate.com/id/2221033/

http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2009-07-06/iran-goes-on-strike/?cid=hp:mostpopular5

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