A Martyr's Mother

Do these crowds seem beaten to you? This has got to unnerve the coup leaders. Meanwhile, the mother of a young protestor murdered by Tehran's illegitimate regime marched proudly today. These people have courage. More courage than most of us will ever know. I remain of the belief that what is happening in Iran is the frontline of civilization's battle with unhinged politico-religious fundamentalism. Their struggle is also ours - although we do not face tyranny they do, and we risk little for speaking out.