Pro Ahmadinejad Speaker at McMaster Campus


Sayeh Hassan
by Sayeh Hassan

The Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War has invited Phil Wilayto an Ahmadinejad sympathizer to speak at McMaster University in Hamilton on Wednesday January 27th at 6:30pm.

The talk is titled “Media Myth in Iran” and he is to argue that the current movement in Iran does not represent the Iranian people who are supposedly by large supporters of the Islamic Regime.

Given the recent brutal crackdown on thousands of Iranian protestors which consisted of imprisonment, torture, rape and even murder of protestors by the Islamic Regime it is distasteful to say the least for this Coalition to invite a pro-Islamic Regime speaker to speak at their event. 

While pro-democracy Iranians both inside Iran and abroad celebrated the 27th birthday of Neda Aghasoltan (young Iranian woman shot by security forces during protests in Iran) The Hamilton Coalition to Stop War is stepping on the blood of thousands of innocent Iranians and disrespecting the Iranian people and the memories of those who have lost their lives by organizing a pro-Islamic Regime event.

A number of pro-democracy Iranians in Toronto will be attending this event to protest against this untimely absurdity, and I encourage all Iranians who are able, to attend to voice their concerns. Given what the Iranian people have suffered at the hands of the Islamic Regime for the past 31 years it is the least we can do. 

I would also urge readers to contact The Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War at to voice your concerns and to condemn this anti-peace, anti-freedom and anti-democratic event. 

It is also my understanding that the McMaster Iranian Student Association has threatened potential protestors with security, once again clearly demonstrating that they are standing with the Islamic Regime and against the Iranian people.

Down with the Islamic Regime in Iran
Long Live Freedom in Iran.


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He has a right to speak but just for himself. He does not have a right to speak for me or any Iranians. The peace movement unfortunately has become a repression movement. The hard left hates America so much that they will ally with anyone against the USA. I am not a blind supporter of US policy. US has done plenty of wrong.

However blind support for anything as long as it is anti-US is stupid. The "peace" movement is a knee jerk movement that idolizes every anti-Western dictator. I have met many who openly root for the Taliban. Some are educated Western women! The Mullah have enough sense to be weary of the Taliban which these idiots support.

That is where I differ from them.

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If I sat around and had long discussions about the problems with the Islamic Regime with every Ahmadinejad supporter who sends me emails or makes comments on various places I would have to spend all of my time doing that.  So you'll have to excuse me.  I think what I've said pretty clearly sets out my stand. 


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Keep an open mind. Let the man speak. What'r you afraid of? Are you afraid he might make sense and it would overturn your pre-conceived views?

Or does this man somehow represent a threat to your agenda? If so, maybe your "movement" isn't as strong and righteous as you think it is. Otherwise, why all the panic over this one individual speaker?

Cut with all the insecurity. Hear the man out. If you disagree, put forward your own speaker on a later date. Compare the two. Allow others to judge for themselves using critical thinking.

To promote otherwise merely presents your "movement" as weak and insecure in front of- let's face it- a crowd filled with strangers.