Iran: Supreme Leader “Human rights? remember Waco”

In its latest riposte to Western criticism of human rights in Iran, the Supreme Leader’s office has invoked the 1993 killing of 76 members of the Branch Davidian religious sect in Waco, Texas.

Marking the anniversary of the event on Saturday, Ayatollah Khamenei’s staff tweeted:

Making sure that its readers realized the wider significance of the tragedy — which followed a 51-day standoff with the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms — the Supreme Leader’s office declared:

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One of the most despicable events in the world is US considering itself a flag-bearer of . Massacre

 

Making sure that its readers realized the wider significance of the tragedy — which followed a 51-day standoff with the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms — the Supreme Leader’s office declared:

 

One of the most despicable global events is govt’s fake sympathy for & claim for supporting people

 

Do u even know what means?Who turned Afghanistan&Iraq in2 bloodbaths?Who’s been helping oppressive regime4 10s of yrs?

 

And then it was back to Waco:

In the US itself (at the time of Bill ) abt 80 ppl from the Branch were burned alive in the fire. This cannot be denied.

 

Branch were frowned upon by US govt &staged a sit-in at a house.Govt burnt the house&abt 80 men,women& were burnt alive

 

By EA WorldView

 

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