Monday, June 16, 2003

Today; Amir Kabir University...

Yahoo: "More than 250 university lecturers and writers have called on Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to abandon the principle of being God's representative on earth and to accept he is accountable to the people. The move follows a week of protests and riots in Tehran in which pro-democracy demonstrators clashed with police and vigilantes who support the hard-line clerical regime. The protests witnessed unprecedented condemnation of Khamenei, calls for his death, in a land where criticism of the supreme leader is punishable by imprisonment...."

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