Hassan Gol Khanban: Defects to US

News Cameraman was part of Ahmadinejad's UN team

Atlantic WireA cameraman who came to New York as part of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to the United Nations last week is reportedly seeking asylum in the United States. According to the Associated Press, Hassan Gol Khanban came to the States as part of the 140-person Iranian entourage attending last week's General Assembly meeting, but he managed to stay behind and find a New York lawyer to represent him. The lawyer made the announcement about the asylum request on Sunday night, but didn't provide any other details about his client's decision or how he slipped out of the group.

Perhaps he stepped away during one of the Iranians' many shopping trips. The New York Daily News reported that members of the Iranian delegation spent most of their free time shopping for drug store staples like Tylenol, shampoos, vitamins, and discount shoes that they can't get back home due to tough international sanctions. All while the president and his team settled down on two whole floors of the posh Warwick Hotel >>>


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by asadabad on

He hasn't abandoned ahmadinejad...At least that's what he thinks.  He had a long and grueling flight to NY.  He was tired and sleepy then he stumbled into the NY Zoo (Monkey House) and thinks he's still filming Ahmadinejad.  



by Ayatoilet on

Rumor is he has already applied for the chief ape photographer at National Geographic

Red Wine


by Red Wine on

خاک بَر سَرِ آمریکا و اِدارهٔ مهاجرتَشْ کُند گر بخواهد اجازهٔ اِقامت به این آمیب زاده دهد !

طرف کلّی‌ سال بَغلِ اِسهالیونِ زَخْرَف پدرْ خورده و خوابیده،حال که اوضاع قاراشمیش است و به زودی این شورشیان به دَرَک می‌‌روند؛طلبِ پاسپورتِ آمریکا می‌کند...‌اِی اِلهی به زیرِ گِل رَوَد این پاسپورتِ لعنتی آمریکایی !



by yolanda on

The story is on CNN:


I was wondering how IRI will react to this story.

Last time, IRI said US kidnapped Shahram Amiri, the nuclear scientist!


So when the bus of rich buddies came into town to do shopping

by amirparvizforsecularmonarchy on

this one escaped.

That on this community we have such diversity that we have supporters of the IRI who can criticize a person like this is something I find only as strange as hitler having supporters, not strange at all.  What is strange is the IRI fans have no awareness of how harmful & shameful for Iranians their views are.


 Where is

by vildemose on

 Where is SamsamIIII?


All Oppression Creates a State of War--Simone De Beauvoir

Mardom Mazloom

His relatives are smarter than that

by Mardom Mazloom on

They went to Turkey some weeks ago :)



by yolanda on

IRI will use his relatives in Iran  as hostages and pressure his guy to return!



by fullback on

 At Least he didnt have to pay to get here, Nice move  Free flight and stay, and meals and then BILLLLLAKH. LOL , he must have some pictures of Khamenei and AN in compromising situation with friendly Farm Animals , I HOPE

I know tha damn Zionist and the rest of the ememies (183 countries) are behind this  

Anonymous Observer

OK, let's hear it

by Anonymous Observer on

Where are you ommat-hezbollah?  Commence operation maast maali like you always do. Tell us why he REALLY defected, and it's  because he's a Zionist, neocon, Iran hating traitor.

where are you losers? come out and begin your comments.


I want to be a part of it, New York, New York!

by Faramarz on



He was last seen on Park Avenue singing!

"Start spreading the news

I am leaving today

I want to be a part of it

New York, New York

These vagabond shoes

They are longing to stray

Right through the very heart of it

New York, New York"