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Friday, June 11, 2010

A Year After Election, Iran’s Divisions Have Hardened - NYTimes.com

A Year After Election, Iran’s Divisions Have Hardened - NYTimes.com

TEHRAN — A young woman who worked for years as a volunteer helping disabled people said she now saw her volunteerism as a “tool of resistance” because it highlights a failure of the state to provide adequate care.

The son of a prominent official told a friend he would no longer accept money from his father because he works for the state, which the son considers corrupt.

A medical school professor recently picked up a green marker to write notes on a white board for his students, and then with a smile chose another color, saying he might otherwise be arrested for using green, the color of the political opposition. More...


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