June 21, 2009

Europeans behaving well

Yesterday embassies of EU countries opened their doors to casualties. They were near the clashes and there were rumors that the Basij vigilantes were waiting at the hospitals. EU countries have also been vociferous in their criticism of Iranian regime violence.

Posted by Howard Baskerville at June 21, 2009 9:20 AM

Belgium denies it allows wounded demonstrators into its embassy: http://translate.google.com/translate?prev=hp&hl=nl&js=n&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hln.be%2Fhln%2Fnl%2F960%2FBuitenland%2Farticle%2Fdetail%2F899459%2F2009%2F06%2F21%2FBelgische-ambassade-in-Iran-vangt-geen-betogers-op.dhtml&sl=nl&tl=en&history_state0=

<<"The Embassy of Belgium in Tehran will not open its doors to demonstrators of the opposition who look for shelter there" said spokesperson Bart Ouvry of the Federal Foreign Affairs office.>>

I'll write them an email and ask them to reconsider this policy.

Posted by: Tijl Author Profile Page at June 21, 2009 10:30 AM
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