Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Cockroach Cartoon Spurs Riots in Iran

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On Friday, the Farsi-language paper Iran published a cartoon showing a cockroach speaking Azeri, the language of an ethnic group in northwestern Iran.
The cartoon provoked riots in Tabriz, the capital of Eastern Azerbaijan province, on Monday. Police fired tear-gas as rioters smashed windows of the local governor’s office. Source
Gateway Pundit has more on this story.
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