Out & About With Mid-Month #RandomThoughts

It has been quite a challenging month being witness to a surge in COVID-19 and the on-going challenges in our World.

Mike Pouraryan

--

I tried to maintain a semblance of order as I was also very very saddened by what has been going on in Iran. Nasrin Soutodeh, The Lawyer and Civil Rights Campaigner, went on a hunger strike. Earlier, I saw reporting courtesy Ms. Soutodeh’s Husband, Reza Khandan, that their house was raided by security agents and their 20-year old daughter was taken into custody and was released on a heavy bond — according to Mr. Khandan (who himself I believe is on a suspended sentence), not even one woman security agent was in the raiding party. It was clearly designed and ordered at the highest security levels to intimate Ms. Soutodeh to break her hunger strike — this is as she’s also ill as Covid rages on. Here is a picture of Ms. Soutodeh and her daughter when I picked up the reporting early this morning after I initially released my Notations in my Daily Outsider Founders’ Corner:

What I also found so pathetic was how a Government proposal was floated to sell Oil to ordinary Iranians to help fund government expenses and then they can “sell it back”. What was so pathetic was that it was proposed by the head of Mahan Air — for all who don’t know who Mahan Air is, this is an airline owned and supported by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp that was the primary culprit to bring COVID-19 to Iran during

--

--

Mike Pouraryan

Teacher, Writer/Blogger, Consultant, Community Activist, Dad