Against the corrupt system that has ruled our country for the
past 26 years
August 14, 2005
I was sitting
in front of my computer and browsing the internet. Like every
day I try to catch-up with the latest news around the world and
of course, Iran. Today when I browsed
Iranian.com I came across the Ganji's
archive link and I told
myself I will read every single article and try to make sense out of
this whole thing.
Nearly every article either sympathized with
Ganji's cause or identified with it. It seems like all of us feel what
Ganji has felt about this government for a long time. However, none of us
had the courage to do something about it as Ganji
first started to write about serial murders by the Iranian leadership,
specifically pointing at Rafsanjani and Khamenei's involvement in
the assassination of dissidents
and intellectuals. Ganji wrote about all of these in a system where free
speech is considered a taboo and speaking out against the Iranian
Six years ago Ganji was arrested and sent to
hole known as Evin prison. And for the past two months he has embarked
on a long journey of agony and pain only to win his freedom.
is trying to convey to us? Is he trying to give us courage?
Is he trying to let
us know that Iran is falling apart? Or is he telling us something different
that we can not comprehend?
Ganji is trying to let the Iranian
nation know that we should not be afraid of the Iranian regime and
must continue to speak out against the mullahs and their
corrupt system. Ganji is letting us know that nothing is more beautiful than
a man who stands for what he believes.
He is trying to tell us that we should
have the courage to stand up against the corrupt system that has ruled our
country for the past 26 years. He is trying to tell us that we should
find the courage
and expose the cruel acts and atrocities committed by this regime. He is
telling us that we should speak for everyone in Iran, who is suffering
in the hand of
Ganji is telling us that the country is on the verge of collapse.
As oil prices are near $70 per barrel, over 60% of Iranians are lacking
Ganji is telling us that Iran is not Tehran. If you travel across Iran you
will see the mess this corrupt regime has created. You will see
how primitive our country is compared to the rest of the world.
Ganji is trying
to convey to us the message
that our Kurdish, Baluchi, Azeri and Arab Iranians are being harassed and
brutalized by this government. Ganji is telling us that the mullahs
are stealing our natural
Ganji has seen it all. He worked for this government believing that the system
will bring equality and prosperity for Iran. He was let down like millions of
by the same system that they fought for. He has exposed them all and he
to tell us. Ganji is the man. He is the man of the century. He is doing all these
by giving up his life. He is our Gandhi and