Tag Archives: PersianKiwi

Confession is always a place of victory.

Lovely article about the faithful priest and confession, always a place of victory.

V for victory

Natanz man assassinated or elevated?

An interesting speculation concerning some poor nebbish that got assassinated in Iran by an unknown subject: Was he a top nuclear man or a file room clerk?

According to the wife, yes, her man had mighty hotness. Wife: Slain Nuclear Scientist’s Goal Was "Annihilation of Israel"


But a discerning eye will detect the likeness of her Mostafa to Rage Boy over in Pakistan:

Separated at birth, Rage Boy and Mostafa?

Twins separated at birth?

That being the case, maybe the geniuses in Tehran posthumously elevated this nudnik from file clerk to Enrico Fermi, Jr. for more efficient manufacture of propaganda if not HEU. Just a theory.

Havel est morte. ¡No Pasarán!: Good-Bye, Friend

Berlin Wall coming down, 1989

¡No Pasarán!: Good-Bye, Friend.

Charter 77 and free lands of Europe behind him, something extra good ahead! Vaya con Dios!

Further up and further in

What Creation is it we see?

For Mike Sola and his son, and for Persian Kiwi.

More unusual activity in Zahedan: vest bombers

From Planet-Iran.com, more news of violence.
UPDATE 3 >> Bombing in the Baluch city of Zahedan claims 30; Jundallah claims responsibility (vidoes)

More people die in Iran. This time it is Zahedan. It’s bad.

But I thought the Sunni would be using truck bombs, not vest bombers. The suicide vest is more like Hamas.

I still wonder where Osama bin Laden in hiding out: somewhere up in Khorasan, the recent guess? Perhaps in the country between Zahedan and Kandahar as I have been speculating this last year or so? Over in Pakistan?

UBL's Baluchizone?

Zahedan, Iran, with a few other rumored locations for UBL, Zabol, Iran, Quetta, Pakistan, and the Taliban stronghold Kandahar, Afghanistan. (Click for large version.)

UPDATE: July 26. This post has a live link to Planet-Iran, matching up with its copyright and reproduction charter.

Stop Iran NOW!

Stanley Baldwin or Neville Chamberlain, the appeasement of the Oval Office has got to stop.

Unsinn! The Hezbollah are assassins, mullahs are death making slaveholders.

From Michael Ledeen: Don’t You Just Love Hezbollah? It’s So Interesting…Like Freddie Kruger

White House terror "expert" John Brennan – and his boss, President Obama – seem to think that we should be cultivating the “moderate” elements in Hezbollah [viz.]

The Obama administration is looking for ways to build up “moderate elements” within the Lebanese Hezbollah guerrilla movement and to diminish the influence of hard-liners, a top White House official said on Tuesday.

John Brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, met with Lebanese leaders during a recent visit.

"Hezbollah is a very interesting organization," Brennan told a Washington conference

All the president’s "friends" in Hezbollah… Quatsch! (For readers in Rio Linda: quatsch is German lingo for nonsense.)

Not to put too fine a point on it, but can there be anything more imbecilic than the president ascribing civilization to the assassin beheaders of Iran’s Hezbollah?

Good old PersianKiwi was right. It is no accident that the people of Iran want freedom from these death-making slaveholder mullahs.

Obama knew.

It has been interesting the past year, trying to figure out what the heck is going on in Iran vis-a-vis Osama bin Laden and al Quaeda. The Iran election crisis a year ago brought the attention of many eyes to Iran in a new way, so it might be that the walk to freedom in Iran will also work out eventually to the capture of a major criminal terrorist.

Read more: Obama’s Known of Al-Qaeda Ties with Iran for a Year, but Still No Action

purple V for victory sign

Zahedan: Iranians train Taliban to use roadside bombs

More connection between perfidious Iranian terror masters in Zahedan and the area of operations in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan.

Iranians train Taliban to use roadside bombs – Times Online.

TALIBAN commanders have revealed that hundreds of insurgents have been trained in Iran to kill Nato forces in Afghanistan.

The commanders said they had learnt to mount complex ambushes and lay improvised explosive devices (IEDs), which have been responsible for most of the deaths of British troops in Helmand province…

According to the commanders, Iranian officials paid them to attend three-month courses during the winter.

They were smuggled across the border to the city of Zahidan, in southeast Iran, an hour’s drive from training camps in the desert…

Zahedan, Iran, with a few other rumored locations for UBL, Zabol, Iran, Quetta, Pakistan, and the Taliban stronghold Kandahar, Afghanistan. (Click for large version.)

Zahedan, Iran, with a few other rumored locations for UBL, Zabol, Iran, Quetta, Pakistan, and the Taliban stronghold Kandahar, Afghanistan. (Click for large version.)

Where is bin Laden, and when will the US Marines bag him?

Why is President Obama playing footsie with the terror president in Iran, ignoring those in Yazd and the rest of Iran who seek freedom?

Charter for Iran freedom movement

Mousavi is working on a charter for freedom. I wonder if he is looking at the good old Declaration of Independence, 233 years old and going strong.

This could be a powerful development for freedom in Iran. It also reminds me of Charter 77 in Czechoslovakia before the fall of communism.

“We are drafting a charter that transcends political groups and fronts,” Mousavi said in a meeting with Iranian journalists. “It seeks to present a unified face of the people joined in the Green Movement and enable them to strengthen their unity.”

Link to story.

Building unity and organizing many groups into one movement is good. A charter will be a good teaching tool to effect this unity.

Iran: Musavi Says Green Movement Charter In The Works
By Golnaz Esfandiari, RFE/RL

Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Musavi has said he is working on the charter of a new political front that would lay the groundwork for a large-scale social movement.

So many people wonder where PersianKiwi went, but if the Kiwi is off somewhere organizing based on this charter process, it will lead to a good outcome for freedom in Iran.

PersianKiwi we are with you!

No scientific visualization of the PersianKiwi data again today — no new messages!

But yesterday I received some twitter about keeping an optimistic view of what is happening with PersianKiwi and all those who seek freedom in Iran. I said, "GO! GO! GO!" and somebody replied, "Persiankiwi for president of Iran!"

We are with you, PersianKiwi!

We are with you, PersianKiwi!

We are with you this day, PersianKiwi!

GO PersianKiwi GO!

While we worry about our beloved PersianKiwi, and for all the unknown citizens of free Iran, we must try to stay positive.

PersianKiwi's latest message.

PersianKiwi's latest message.

Not only PersianKiwi but many Twitter sources are silent the last few days, since Wednesday. We know there is behind the scenes organizing going on. So instead of weeping and worrying, I have decided to be optimistic, and therefore all I can say is:
GO PersianKiwi GO!

GO PersianKiwi GO!

GO PersianKiwi GO!

Where is PersianKiwi? Last 48 hours’ visualization

The PersianKiwi channel has gone silent since Wednesday evening. Where is our beloved PersianKiwi?

Here are the Many Eyes visualizations of the last 48 hours of message data from PersianKiwi. It’s a very small data set: the last outgoing tweet was Wednesday afternoon.

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The Many Eyes phrase net of the top 24 words shows a tangled web around the word "they" in the message stream.

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Now a word tree for two words:

    Click for larger view and interactive use.

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  2. everywhere
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Frightening to think about: "They are everywhere."

Last night the #Iranelection channel said that PersianKiwi was hiding for a while. But after looking at these data, I worry more than ever.

Where is our beloved PersianKiwi?

PersianKiwi Data visualization, June 22 to June 24

Aggregate message from PersianKiwi’s channel in Twitter from past two days.

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Aggregate message without the rt symbol.

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Here are two views of the word Tehran.

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PersianKiwi is using the channel to describe and direct all manner of activity in Tehran.

Here is one more look: the top 25 word associations in the channel for June 22 to June 24.

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The Many Eyes website is interactive, so anyone can work with these data sets and create a new visualization that might be even more interesting than the ones here!

Visualization of PersianKiwi June 21-22

New "many eyes" data visualization of the PersianKiwi channel, and more changes.

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Precious daughter who perished in such a cruel way, Neda, her name begins to appear in the stream:

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How can the world continue in existence when there is such cruelty? But this name will continue to resonate.

Ten commandments of nonviolence, part 2

From the PersianKiwi #Iranelection channel in Twitter, an interesting message:

If you catch militia – do not use violence do not kill him – treat him as your brother.

If they continue to follow this strategy, in my opinion, there is a real prospect for freedom. Cf. yesterday’s post, Ten commandments of nonviolence. made famous by Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth and Dr. Martin Luther King.

Visualization of the PersianKiwi aggregate message June 20 – June 21

Again the aggregate message changes subtly.

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I wonder how Abraham Lincoln would react to this use of the word people? Positive reaction, probably!

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Please feel welcome to comment.

Visualization of the PersianKiwi aggregate message June 19 – June 18

Subtle changes accompany the strong RT symbol in the past day.

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The word confirmed is now the prefix to a well organized message.

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Voices from Iran, also a YouTube video

Longer messages are now getting out of Iran and into the newspapers of the West.

JUNE 19, 2009
“The Fear Is Gone” Voices from Iran.

People want to be heard and supported by the rest of the world. They were sending messages to the West with their cameras. They were calling on Obama and Sarkozy to demand that the Free World not recognize this government. I saw a few women shouting: “Now it’s your turn to support democracy and human rights.”

“The fear is gone. Nothing seems to be an obstacle anymore. They can filter all the Web sites and shut down the Internet, SMS service, and mobile phones, but they cannot shut our mouths.” This is what I hear all the time.

Also, from the opposition candidate Mousavi, "The Green Wave," on YouTube, now in English subtitles.

YouTube and map to Enghelab Square, Tehran, Saturday

Confirmed – Saturday Sea of Green rally – Enghelab Sq – 4pm – Mousavi, Karoubi and Khatami will attend – #Iranelection RT RT RT

Here is YouTube from Tehran, June 17, Enghelab Square.