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Iran: Green Tune to Support Protest Movement

The Green Movement (Iranian opposition) uses different ways to protest against the Iranian regime. Some Iranian bloggers proposed that people change their mobile tone into ‘Ey Iran’ song, a famous and popular anthem in Iran to show their solidarity with the protest movement. Here is one part of the song:

Oh Iran, oh bejeweled land
Oh, your soil is the well spring of the arts
Far from you may the thoughts of evil be
May you remain lasting and eternal
Oh enemy, if you are of stone, I am of iron
May my life be sacrificed for the pure soil of my motherland
Since your love became my calling
My thoughts are never far from you
In your cause, when do our lives have value?

Rezza view writes [fa]:

Solidarity and resistance have been the secret of our victory so far. Ey iran oh bejeweled land is a beautiful song that we all remember. Let's choose the tune of this song for our mobiles. In schools, offices, streets and universities we will hear this music again and again and we will be more persistent to continue our goal: free Iran.

Fermesk also writes [fa] that the next step of the Green Movement is to encourage people to change the ring tones of their mobile phones into the Ey Iran song.

Harfehesaby notes [fa] at the end of Iran-Iraq war, the Iranian radio started to broadcast this song, which motivated many people to go to the front and fight. The blogger says he hopes Iran would be free from its invaders on 22 Bahman (11 February), the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.

Several bloggers make the song available in their blogs:

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