Monday, December 28, 2009
The World Needs to Keep its Eyes on Iran
Against the Light - سهراب - Sohrab
29"x69" oil on screen 2009 (detail)
"Also arrested were the mother and brother of Sohrab Aarabi, a young Iranian man slain during protests in June."
- Los Angeles Times - 28 December 2009
Leading Iranian dissidents arrested, body of Mousavi's nephew missing
"This is a very important moment in Iranian history, and it is probably time to start asking whether Iran's uprising could become a Berlin Wall moment. It's not just an issue of the sporadic protests once or twice a month... It's also one of the most vibrant and imaginative civil disobedience campaigns anywhere in the world."
- Robin Wright, author of "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East," from a conversation with CNN.