Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Meanwhile, in Iran

Caption: An Iranian opposition supporter gestures as she takes part in an anti-government demonstration at Tehran University in the Iranian capital on Monday. (AFP/Getty Images / December 7, 2009)

Demonstrators are taking to the streets again. It is very hard to get information about the actual situation, given the way the Iranian government is trying to block everything out. But it's pretty certain that women are plentiful among the demonstrators. They have many legitimate grievances, starting with their legally sanctioned second-class status in the country.