It is both a remarkable and tragic thing. Remarkable that once again Iranians are rising up against an authoritarian regime that has viciously suppressed them for forty years and tragic that so few within the Establishment Media appear interested. Why that is could be many but a growing number feel it is the media’s reflexive move to protect all things related to Barack Obama’s legacy. You see, Mr. Obama embraced Iran, gave them billions, and a path to becoming a nuclear power. He did this even as the people of Iran begged to be free from a government that routinely persecuted women, homosexuals, and religious minorities, as well as being the #1 state sponsor of American-killing terrorists. One thing is clear – Iranians are no fans of Barack Hussein Obama.
(Above: The women of Iran are fighting to be set free.)
Via Free Beacon:
Protests against Iran’s hardline ruling regime hit a boiling point over the weekend, as demonstrators took to the streets for the sixth consecutive day in the face of efforts by the regime to beat and arrest those seeking regime change in the Islamic Republic, according to multiple reports from the region.
Curfews have been imposed in parts of the country amid nightly demonstrations by Iranian dissidents who have been heard chanting, “death to the dictator” and “Mullahs should go away.”
At least one protester was shot and killed by Iranian security forces over the weekend, but that does not appear to have quelled opposition to the Iranian ruling regime, which was smacked Monday with the first portion of harsh new sanctions by the Trump administration following the president’s decision to abandon the landmark nuclear deal that provided Iran’s leaders with millions in cash windfalls.
…Western pressure on the Iranian financial sector heightened on Monday, as the Trump administration imposed the first wave of new sanctions on Iran’s gold, coal, steel, and aluminum trade. The sanctions are being supported by new efforts by the Trump administration to warn European countries that any new business with Iran will subject them and their international banking systems to harsh new sanctions, as the Washington Free Beacon first reported on Thursday after conversations with multiple senior U.S. officials.
Thousands in Iran have reportedly been arrested. Many of those have likely already been executed. Such is the justice system in Iran.
President Trump clearly senses the Iranian regime’s weakness. His administration’s increasingly tough sanctions are pushing the Islamic extremists to their breaking point and giving the Iranian people a very real chance at true freedom. How interesting that it is Mr. Trump who is working so hard to free women, homosexuals, and minorities trapped within the Muslim regime while it was Barack Obama who worked just as hard to keep them enslaved. Those only paying attention to what the Establishment Media is spoon-feeding them would never know that.
Mr. Obama gave speeches about attempting to deliver freedom to the oppressed. Mr. Trump is actually doing it.