Saturday, October 29, 2011 11:21 pm
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, A senior Iranian commander said U.S. officials had covered the eyes and ears to the protests of its own people. Since 17 September, the U.S. hit by mass protests against capitalism and corporate greed.
“Are they not deaf and blind?,” Said the head of Iran’s Armed Forces Joint Staff Major General Hassan Firouzabadi Friday (28/10) as quoted by IRNA.
U.S. police fired tear gas and arrested more than 1,000 protesters to suppress the protest movement Ocuppy Wall Street.
Violent suppression U.S. security officials failed to quell the protests, and demonstrations have now spread to several major cities in the United States including Iowa, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Oakland.
“The only solution for Washington is to eliminate the influence of capitalism and listening to the oppressed nations the U.S.,” said Firouzabadi.
Iranian generals further emphasizes that the U.S. protesters had turned away from capitalism, and have now turned toward God. “The path they choose will guide their hands and lift it,” he concluded.
Previously, two weeks ago, as many as 220 representatives of the Iranian parliament in a statement, supporting the movements of anti-Western capitalism. They assert that the transformation has coincided with the rise of Islam, so the event shows that the world has hated tyranny. They wanted a fundamental change in the unjust capitalist system.
U.S. police have arrested nearly two thousand demonstrators occupy Movement Wall Street, since the outbreak of acts of anti-corporatism in New York in mid-September.
Chicago police said they had arrested 175 people on Saturday, after protesters refused to obey orders to leave the public place. On that day, more than 2,000 people marched from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to Grant Park.
The anti-Wall Street has now spread to dozens of major cities, including Seattle, Los Angeles, Dallas, and Boston, as well as hundreds of people around the world. Americans who joined the action was also increasing every day.
Movement of Wall Street since some time ago was held to protest the system of capitalism, corruption and economic crisis in America. To date the action was spread to other Western countries.
Britain, Germany, Italy, Spain, Ireland, and Portugal are also several other countries witnessed large protests inspired by the movement.