Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Terror Free Tomorrow Poll

I have been so fed up with research from the so-called "Iran experts" and such, who base their "research" on simple anecdotes of "an Iranian man told me ...". Many times I have tried to explain to them not to expect a heartfelt true reply from an Iranian in Iran to a political question, because telling the truth in countries run by despots can have consequences. This concept can be difficult to grasp sometimes for people priviliged enough to live in countries where they don't have to look over their shoulders.

For this very reason, even I was surprised at the poll results by Terror Free Tomorrow. To think that 61% of Iranians were willing to tell complete strangers over the phone that they opposed the current Iranian system of government, just goes to show how fed up Iranians are with the Islamic Republic.

The report concludes what impartial observers of Iran have been saying for years, that the Iranian people are pro-Western, pro-American, and profoundly want a democratic government instead. Told you so! :)


Anonymous said...

Hi Azamehr

I thought you would be interested in these photos over at The First Post:

Kind regards

Winston said...

it was refreshing any ways