>> June 22, 2009
Neda, a woman shown in the video below, was protesting in Iran on Saturday, and was shot in the stomach. She died on the street, the man surrounding her, calling her name is her father. This story is sad. She was just protesting, for her right to vote, for her right to speak, but in Iran, these rights are not rights that are available to all. Her name, Neda, means "The Call" in Farsi, and after the emergence of this video, her name has been the battle cry of many on Twitter and Facebook. Today in Iran, they are planning to have a Mourning vigil for her. Click here for story about Neda from CNN.
The video's not pretty.. and is graphic, so view at your own risk.
This story is very sad, and I feel bad for Neda's family and friends. However, I do think it is pretty awesome that women have been so involved in the Election, and the Fallout afterward. Look at how happy these women were after they had raised their voice, and voted.