|Friends of Humanity Newsletter|
Iranâ€™s state television (IRIB) reported that the government has ordered a two day public holiday due to high air pollution levels.
Well, Tehranâ€™s air pollution, for many years has been the topic of discussion but what has happened suddenly that the pollution causes a two day holiday?
It turns out that today is also recognized as the day of student uprisings in Iran On this day, it is customary that students all over the country gather and celebrate. But during the past few years, these gatherings have been quite troublesome for the government.
On one hand we have to agree that this was a cleaver move. On the other hand this demonstrates to an observer how shaky things are for the Mullahs in Tehran.