“Protesters in Iran chant the regime is their enemy, not U.S.: Iranian journalist”

“The streets of Tehran were filled with marchers this weekend, but instead of citizens forced to participate in a state-orchestrated funeral for Gen. Quassem Soleimani,  the protesters were calling for Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khameini to quit.

Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad tweeted the vital difference in protests in a series of messages aimed at informing the world that the Iranian people are not the enemy of the West as much as are the nation’s leaders.

Her Twitter posts pushed back against the Western media narrative that the Iran people hate the U.S. — and mocked the idea that the organized demonstrations at the Soleimani funeral were actually spontaneous outbreaks of emotion among the population, as they were reported in the West.

She wrote that the protests were against the government after it finally admitted that it had accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner, killing all 176 people aboard…”

Protesters in Iran chant the regime is their enemy, not U.S.: Iranian journalist

 

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