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Iran: Islamist bloggers’ poems in praise of Ahmadinejad

While several Iranian bloggers criticized President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech at the United Nations conference on racism in Geneva yesterday, some Islamist bloggers praised his performance.

Hamed Talebi, on his blog Khabarnegar Mosalman (“Muslim Reporter”) says [fa] “our artist friends beautiful are writing poems to support Ahmadinejad. During revolutionary and pro justice speeches’ of Ahmadinejad at the Durban conference a few good poems have been written and friends should help to communicate them by SMS….” Two of the verses are :

داني كه چيست معني آن ترك كنفرانس؟ *** يعني گريخت دشمن از آن منطق كلام
ايران به دليرمرد خود مي‌نازد *** با احمدي‌اش به دشمنان مي‌تازد

Do you know the meaning of leaving conference? Enemy ran away the word of logic
Iran is proud of his brave man. It attacks with its Ahmadi [i.e. Ahmadinejad] to the enemies

Madreseh Ma (“Our School”) says [fa] that the Durban conference became Ahmadinejad's conference. “What Ahmadinejad did can not be wiped off history's memory. Now the West is afraid of Iran participating in any conference on racism.”

Paberhnegan (“Bare Foot People”) writes [fa] that Ahmadinejad's performance in Geneva mad the Iranian people rejoiced. “He does not need to do any publicity for his electoral campaign. What he does is the best publicity.”

  • jerry

    the problem is we dont want to be your enemy we really would rather get along with you and coexist on the same planet but things like wiping israel off the map and support for terrorists and constanly spewing racist hate kind of put a damper on it .but still we try even thou we dont agree with irans treatment of thier own people or thier mis use of western beliefs we still dont threaten to blow iran off the map although we easily could but we dont because we dont hate iran we try not to hate anyone why cant iran and anyone else out there learn about how to love & forgive and stop this stupidity of hating & killing each other what would be so wrong with that ?i guess we’ll have to just do everything that iran wants us to do and go aginst every bit of humanity we know and then MAYBE we’ll all get along but dont hold your breath while your waiting on that to happen

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  • The world is always divided, one way or another. It’s neither surprising to see the Western delegates walk out, nor shocking that the Pakistani ambassador to the U.N. came out to support Ahmadinejad’s speech. The truth we know is basically the truth we choose to hear. Open-mindedness has become a strange concept that’s almost impractical.

    In order to prevent imbecility, one needs to open their eyes.

    See this video for a perfect example of “opening-up,” combining various perspectives on one story:

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