Iran Hopes

A Weblog on Iranian Affairs (Formerly Iran Votes 2005)

Tuesday, August 02, 2005

Judge Ahmadi Moghaddas, Tehran's deputy chief prosecutor, has been assassinated (BBC report here). It is yet unknown who was behind this act, so one cannot rush to conclude that it was politically motivated. But whatever the motive, this assassination is sending a terrifying message: violence and terror is frighteningly growing as a means for 'settling accounts'. This can be the beginning of a chaos, a social disaster.

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