Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Neda ندا آقا سلطان
Neda Agha-Soltan ندا آقا - سلطان
Neda Agha-Soltan (born 1982, died June 20, 2009)was an Iranian woman whose killing, during the 2009 Iranian election protests, was captured on video by bystanders. The graphic videos were posted on the Internet, and her name quickly became a rallying cry for the opposition. Neda means "voice" or "calling" in Persian, and she has been referred to as the "voice of Iran" and "a symbol of pro-democracy protesters battering the Islamic regime" in the world.
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