Source: Agh Bahman
Wednesday, August 26th, 2009
Mohammad Ali Jafari is the commander of the Revolutionary Guard and was appointed to this position by the Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on September 1, 2007, to succeed Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi. His name has been in the news for days now for his verbal attacks on the protesters and his demand for the imprisonment and silencing of individuals like Karoubi and Mousavi.
Behzad Nabavi is currently imprisoned at Evin and has been seen in the courtroom for the past few weeks in the notorious show trials. He is one of the founding members of the Mojahedin of the the Islamic Revolution Organization and began his life in politics as a guerrilla fighter in the Shah’s regime. He was deputy speaker of parliament at the time of this speech, in 2004. … Continue Reading