“If the families of opponents of the Islamic regime in Iran get harassed and imprisoned, that is the fault of the opponents in question for speaking out against the regime, and not a moral failing that we can lay at the feet of the regime. Also, Iranian dissidents are traitors.”
Many of the comments to Sepahpour-Ulrich’s piece are equally despicable. Apparently, it hasn’t occurred to any of these people that they are handmaidens to tyranny and repression. Did Neda Agha-Soltan also get what was coming to her?