Saturday, December 26, 2009

Neda Times Of London's Person Of The Year

There were those who questioned Time Magazine naming Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke its Person of the Year and the decision to award President Obama the Nobel Peace Prize. But there should be little controversy over the British newspaper, the Times, selecting Iranian student protester Neda Soltan as its Person of the Year for 2009.

Soltan, who was gunned down by security forces, became in death the symbol of the Green Movement in Iran calling for political and human rights reform in the wake of the disputed re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as president.



1 comment:

Anonymous said...

but you could choose her face when she was lying on the street bleeding to death.
her death motivated Iranian protesters to go on and on...