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Iran: Four Park Rangers Mourned by Environmental Bloggers

The recent death of four park rangers in Iran has stirred Iranian environmental bloggers. The four men were shot dead in a village in Sanandaj in Iran's Kuridstan. Bloggers were invited by a leading pro-environment website, Green Wave (photo above) to write about the topic: “Iran's nature, a place where park rangers are sacrificed. Why?” from March 6-13.

In Lor‘s blog we read [fa]:

What are the reasons for the death of six park rangers in one year? The responsibility of all pro-environment activists is clear. We should support these park rangers in order to prevent such events in future.

Rifr blog says [fa]

What happened that these four park rangers should deserve to die? Their guns were not ready and it shows they did not expect such an attack. We should remember that in the last 30 years, 110 park rangers were killed and 450 others were handicapped.

Avaye Mohitezit Iran writes [fa]:

One of the victims was Kamal Hussein Panahi, a student of natural resources. He shared his experience with other students. Is it right that a nature and environment lover and keeper should become a target of bullets?

Tabiatbakhtiari writes [fa]:

Has the moral foundation of our society collapsed so much that people get killed for protecting our environment.

Khbarnationalpark writes that Iranian park pangers are denied the basic human rights.

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