Iranian Diplomat Gets Harassed by Dissidents in NYC

Now that the Ahmadinejad love fest at the United Nations has culminated in a week’s worth of embarrassing suck up from America’s Left-wingnuts, it’s kind of nice to watch the big welcome some Iranian dissidents went out of their way to provide for a member of Ahmadinejad’s entourage.

A little kick in the pants, a little spit in the face seems to be a more reality-based reaction to a reactionary regime, don’t you think?  Keep your eye on the lady in white.

Video posted online by witnesses showed the diplomat, Ramin Mehmanparast, being jostled and shouted at as he crossed a street, before police officers stepped in to protect him, ordering the protesters back. A spokesman for the New York City Police Department told The Associated Press that Mr. Mehmanparast was confronted on Second Avenue near East 48th Street.

The protesters included a man wrapped in an old Iranian flag; another man in a yellow vest worn by supporters of the Mujahedeen Khalq, a powerful Iranian exile group known as the M.E.K. or M.K.O.; and a woman wearing the T-shirt of Ma Hastim, Persian for “We Are,” a rights group associated with the Iranian exile community in Los Angeles.  NY Times

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2 Responses to Iranian Diplomat Gets Harassed by Dissidents in NYC

  1. bunkerville says:

    Welcome to NYC.!

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