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Ah! That’s What It Means!

October 25, 2009

 

TRANSLATION PROVIDED BY KHaz FROM COMMENT SECTION = THANK YOU!!!!!

 

Full disclosure: I speak no Farsi/Persian. I know a few words, including an opposition chant: “Esteghlal, azadi, jomhurie Irani:” “Independence, freedom, and an Iranian Republic.”

Still if you have followed #iranelection on twitter since the right-extremist coup in mid-June that mooted an election season marked by the energetic engagement of huge swaths of the Iranian population, if you have read the posts, seen the videos of brutal repression and unbelievable courage, then you will recognize this animation as another blow against the coup masters; the truth revealed in the guise of mocking satire.

The main character is, of course, “Supreme Leader” Ayatollah Khamenei. The other faces are those of his supporters, and his leashed, mad dog Ahmadinejad (note the scene near the end where this is literally depicted). Khamenei’s world is collapsing, in spite of his best efforts to rally, then to bully the people.

Laugh at your fears, they will collapse into the paper puppets they really are. The people of Iran have crossed a line, they are no longer afraid. Unafraid, they are as unconquerable as the Persian Lion, as unquenchable as the mid-day sun. They will shake off the nightmare, they will have their independence, their freedom and their Iranian Republic.

P.S. BIG DAY today! I went on the road June 29…switched hotel rooms every 2 days until I moved in here July 19….and I officially leave this “god forsaken place” November 9 (9/11 backwards).

COULD ANYONE ANSWER THE QUESTIONS FROM THE ENGLISH FRIENDS, I WILL POST BELOW AND MOVE FROM THE COMMENT SECTION TO SHARE! THANK YOU!

What is the song saying that they are singing and by chance is it related to the beginning of the translation of the opposition chant?

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5 Comments leave one →
  1. Keith Hazelton permalink
    October 25, 2009 10:04 pm

    Full disclosure: I speak no Farsi/Persian. I know a few words, including an opposition chant: “Esteghlal, azadi, jomhurie Irani:” “Independence, freedom, and an Iranian Republic.”

    Still if you have followed #iranelection on twitter since the right-extremist coup in mid-June that mooted an election season marked by the energetic engagement of huge swaths of the Iranian population, if you have read the posts, seen the videos of brutal repression and unbelievable courage, then you will recognize this animation as another blow against the coup masters; the truth revealed in the guise of mocking satire.

    The main character is, of course, “Supreme Leader” Ayatollah Khamenei. The other faces are those of his supporters, and his leashed, mad dog Ahmadinejad (note the scene near the end where this is literally depicted). Khamenei’s world is collapsing, in spite of his best efforts to rally, then to bully the people.

    Laugh at your fears, they will collapse into the paper puppets they really are. The people of Iran have crossed a line, they are no longer afraid. Unafraid, they are as unconquerable as the Persian Lion, as unquenchable as the mid-day sun. They will shake off the nightmare, they will have their independence, their freedom and their Iranian Republic.

    • October 25, 2009 10:53 pm

      Thank you so much for taking the time to help me understand that! I am so excited to share it with everyone! I’m going on Twitter Now!

  2. Mani permalink
    October 26, 2009 3:54 am

    TY Khaz. Greetings from Iran

    • October 27, 2009 6:17 pm

      Hi Mani,
      I wanted to thank you for coming to the site. Let me know if there is anything I can do for you. I am happy to write on any issue that you need help with.

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