The Bloodbath in Syria

April 23, 2011

Yesterday, Bastard Assad’s thugs/dogs killed at least 75 people in the bloodiest day of the Syrian Revolution. Amnesty International put the day’s death toll at 75, mirroring reports from witnesses to AP. Bastard Assad’s thugs/dogs fired bullets and tear gas Friday at tens of thousands of protesters across the country. Among the dead were a 70-year-old man and two boys ages 7 and 10, Amnesty International said. In the southern town of Izraa, a man ran carrying the body of a young boy, whose hair was matted with blood from a gaping wound on his head, as another child wept and shouted, “My brother!”. In other towns, protesters scattered for cover from sniper bullets, then dragged corpses through the streets. The death toll was likely to rise, raising fears that there will be an explosion of violence today as relatives bury their dead in funerals that in the past have turned into new protests. Ammar Qurabi, head of Syria’s National Organization for Human Rights, said another 20 people were missing. Friday’s toll was double that of the previous deadliest day of the uprising, on April 8, when 37 were killed around the country. “Bullets started flying over our heads like heavy rain,” said one witness in Izraa, where police opened fire on protesters marching in front of the mayor’s office. The town is located in southern Daraa province where the uprising kicked off in mid-March. Like Iran and Khamenei’s regime, Syria has expelled journalists and restricted access to trouble spots.

Syrian dictator, Batard Assad, is a real friend and follower of Khamenei and his regime. On Friday, the state-run news agency SANA (Syrian Arab News Agency) said masked gunmen on motorcycles !! opened fire on the guards of a government office in Izraa, killing eight bystanders. SANA also said two members of the security forces were killed “by armed criminal groups” !! one in the Muadamiya district of Damascus, the other in the Baba Amr district of Homs. Even before Friday prayers, soldiers stopped cars and buses driving into the capital and checked drivers and passengers. Bastard Assad’s tactics and propaganda is exactly like what we have in Iran. They use of mass murder, mass arrest, snipers, and intimidation tactics. Further out in Moadamiyah, a small town about six miles south of Damascus, a huge ring of troops encircled the town. Soldiers took positions on rooftops and outside mosques, while others peered from behind barricades of sandbags and giant tyres. Security forces later opened fire, according to rights groups and witnesses. Before Friday’s violence rights groups had said more than 220 people had been killed since unrest broke out on 18 March in the southern city of Deraa. Now More than 300 people are believed to have been killed since the unrest began six weeks ago. After prayers finished in Deraa yesterday, several thousand protesters gathered chanting anti-Assad slogans. “The Syrian people will not be subjugated. Go away doctor (Assad). We will trample on you and your slaughterous regime” they shouted. Most of Syria’s 23 million people were born or grew up under the strict control of the state of emergency, i.e. 50 years of emergency rule !!!!, which gives the regime a free hand to arrest people without charge, control on the media and eavesdrop on telecommunications.

In Washington, Obama condemned Bastard Assad and said the regime’s “outrageous” use of violence against the protesters must “end now.” . But some western experts say: “For western and regional governments, the key question is a more self-interested one: Is Assad’s fall desirable? The unspoken answer is mostly “No”. The resulting policy may be termed the Syrian sell-out. Unlike Egypt, where the US and Britain definitively took sides in urging Hosni Mubarak to stand down, and unlike Libya, where they have intervened militarily to assist the opposition, Washington and London have taken no concrete steps to bolster the Syrian demonstrators or punish the regime. No sanctions, no asset freezes, no embargos, no aid cuts, no diplomatic disengagement, and certainly no no-fly zone. It’s exactly like Iran’s case and what the US and the West did about Iran and its Islamic-fascist dictator, Khamenei Turkey believes chaos in Syria could revive separatist agitation among the country’s Kurdish minority. I-s-r-a-e-l worries a new Syrian government might push more aggressively for the return of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Saudi Arabia is opposed, in principle, to anything that smacks of democracy. And the EU is Syria’s largest trading partner, and Europe buys Syrian oil, and have a bearing.”


iPhone = Big Brother’s Tool

April 23, 2011

iPhone keeps record of everywhere you go. Security researchers have discovered that Apple’s iPhone keeps track of where you go and saves every detail of it to a secret file on the device which is then copied to the owner’s computer when the two are synchronised. The file contains the latitude and longitude of the phone’s recorded coordinates along with a timestamp, meaning that anyone who stole the phone or the computer could discover details about the owner’s movements using a simple program. “Apple has made it possible for almost anybody -a jealous spouse, a CIA/Basji agent- with access to your phone or computer to get detailed information about where you’ve been,” said Pete Warden, one of the researchers”. Director of the pressure group Privacy International said: “This is a worrying discovery. Location is one of the most sensitive elements in anyone’s life, just think where people go in the evening. The existence of that data creates a real threat to privacy”.

Mobile networks already record phones’ locations, and your location always is available to the police in the West, and to Khamenei’s dogs/thugs in Iran. MPs in 2009 criticized Google for its “Latitude” system, which allowed people to enable their mobile to give out details of their location to trusted contacts. The iPhone system, by contrast, appears to record the data whether or not the user agrees. Apple declined to comment on why the file is created. If someone were to steal an iPhone and “jailbreak” it, giving them direct access to the files it contains, they could extract the location database directly. Alternatively, anyone with direct access to a user’s computer could run the application and see a visualization of their movements.

Apple can legitimately claim that it has permission to collect the data: near the end of the 15,200-word terms and conditions for its iTunes program, used to synchronise with iPhones, iPods and iPads, is an 86-word paragraph about “location-based services”. It says that “Apple and our partners and licensees may collect, use, and share precise location data, including the real-time geographic location of your Apple computer or device. This location data is collected anonymously in a form that does not personally identify you and is used by Apple and our partners and licensees to provide and improve location-based products and services. .”

iPhone is not your phone. It’s Jobb’s phone. It’s Big Brother’s phone. Remember that. This is a major security threat. It should be called the iSpy.


Pollution Crisis in Iran

April 23, 2011

Yesterday was the Earth day, and some Iranians tried to pay attention to the environmental disaster in Iran. Iran is currently burdened with numerous environmental concerns including air pollution, water and soil contamination, the destruction, over-exploitation of natural resources, etc. Except for the water shortage, these problems have been to some degree avoidable and could essentially be blamed on weak governmental organization, industrial mismanagement, systematical destruction, etc. Industrial and urban wastewater runoff has contaminated rivers and coastal waters and threatened drinking water supplies. Wetlands and bodies of fresh water increasingly are being destroyed, and oil and chemical spills have harmed aquatic life in the Persian Gulf and the Caspian Sea. The World Bank estimates losses inflicted on Irans economy as a result of deaths (ten thousands per year) caused by air pollution at $1 billion. In fact, diseases resulting from air pollution are killing ten thousands Iranians and are inflicting losses estimated at $1 billion per year. A report by the UN Environment Program ranked Iran at 117th place among 133 countries in terms of environmental indexes. In the recent days, the state TV has showed some programs about the pollution crisis in Gilan, the northern province, that Iranians call it “Shomal”, i.e. the north . Gilan’s forests have been turned to the garbage dumps, and it’s really horrible. Environmental activists say that the whole garbage of Gilan are buried in Saravan Forest and other Gilan’s forests, and their toxic wastewaters leak into the rivers and Anzali Lagoon. For more than 10 years, each day 500 tons garbage have been buried in Saravan Forest. And now it’s full of garbage and the real disaster is visible.

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Now many of creatures of Anzali Lagoon and Gilan’s rivers have been extinct. In fact, the Islamic regime has fucked the whole environment of Iran, including its green part, i.e. Shomal. Environmental activists say that the whole wastewaters of Gilan are poured into the rivers, and then go to the Anzali Lagoon. Located in an area of 15,000 hectares near the northern port city of Bandar Anzali in Gilan Province, Anzali Lagoon is one of the few Iranian wetlands which have been registered as an international wetland in the 1975 Ramsar Convention. Wetlands are considered the most biologically diverse of all ecosystems; however, the Anzali Wetland has also been the victim of the authorities neglect, putting it in danger of grave ecological changes. The use of Anzali Wetland’s bank as the city dump and the release of human and industrial waste into the wetland have already put in danger the lives of animal species and at least 100 species of birds living in the area.

The secular Iranian Revolution is a revolution for protecting everything, including protecting environment. The Mullahs are the greatest enemy of environment and natural resources of Iran.