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Neda Soltani’s Story

June 22, 2009
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nedaFrom the Guardian:

She was 26, a philosophy student and a part-time travel agent, according to those who knew her. She was no rock thrower at the ­vanguard of a movement for regime change , but, according to her fiance, Caspian Makan, a young woman who may have ended up in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Makan, said she had been in a car in central Tehran with her music teacher when they were caught in a traffic jam. He said the pair had left the car to escape the heat.

It was when she was walking down ­Karegar Street talking on her phone that the shot rang out.

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  1. Mike Burleson permalink
    June 23, 2009 6:19 am

    Apparently she was an innocent bystander, Mr Meredith, and it is mostly innocents who suffer in brutal tyrannies. She will not be forgotten!

  2. James Meredith permalink
    June 23, 2009 4:27 am

    It’s after viewing insane acts like the killing of Neda that make me so thankful that I live in America. I hope the protestors can change the corrupt and vile leaders in their country. I hope it doesn’t come to that here in the U.S. God Bless you Neda. I hope the killer rots in hell.

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