Akbar Ganji

December 12, 2007 at 1:12 am (faux democracy promotion, Faux Iranian Dissidents)

Last week, Akbar Ganji received the annual award from Right and Democracy (or International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development), a Canadian government-funded organisation which is known to be the Canadian version of the American National Endowment for Democracy.

In his speech, he openly called for Western government’s support to spread democracy and human rights in Iran, according to the Persian version of his speech, published by Dutch-funded ‘pro-democracy’ projects, Rooz Online and Radio Zamaneh.

Read more here

See also “Who is Akbar Ganji?”

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