Iran Expatriates Get Chilly Reception
New York Times
08-Aug-2010 (7 comments)

the Iranian government paid for several hundred “highly placed” Iranians living abroad to come back for a three-day, all-expenses-paid trip. They were invited as part of a high-profile effort to repair Iran’s pariah image, win over some of the expatriates and, not least, draw some much-needed foreign capital to Iran’s troubled economy.

To some of the visitors, the trip was nothing more than a junket to visit relatives, paid for by a government they despised. One attendee grinned when asked about the conference. “They brought a couple of hundred of us here, all with Ph.D.’s and M.D.’s, just to listen to their propaganda,” said the man, an engineering professor who left Iran 30 years ago and now lives in the United States. “Lots of us just wanted to see our families.”

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yousef

"snitch"? Not sure...

by yousef on

I have no doubt many other Iranian americans have done precisely as mohmudag.  Not many people want to end up like this.

http://www.bookmice.net/darkchilde/japan/camp.html

Because some mozdoor would shake hand with and praise the murderers and rapists of Iranain people for the sake of blood tainted cash hand out from the islamist khalifa's khazineh.

 

 

 


i_support_khamenie

Bravo Mahmoudg

by i_support_khamenie on

" have attempted a contact with the president of San Fransisco State University about the professor there and forwarded the information to FBI."

 

Mahmoudg, due to your efforts in trying your best to get past the level 1 phone representative at SFS Uni and FBI and boring them with detail, only to be placed on hold then to be hung up on, you have earned yourself the Official Title

                       "Failed" Snitch of the Year 2010


mahmoudg

IC is doing a good job

by mahmoudg on

The readers and contributors of IC are doing a damn good job in identifying and exposing these agents of the Rapist Islamic Republic.  I have attempted a contact with the president of San Fransisco State University about the professor there and forwarded the information to FBI.  I urge we all do the same, by the mere fact that we are protecting the National Interests of the US, we are doing our duty (at least for those of us who live here).  Expose more of them and let us contact their employers here in the US and elsewhere and have these traitors and be cleansed from amongst our midst


Louie Louie

What an excuse! See our family!

by Louie Louie on

They were all well educated with fantastic jobs so they could not afford 1500$ ticket to go see their family?

Tarred and feathered, that's what I like to see.


yousef

"These people should be identified and shunned "

by yousef on

And if by any chance they had broken strict US/EU laws on transfer of military related IP/Technology to Iran, they'd be facing consequences much more severe than being shunned by the Iranian community.

Life is beautiful :)


David ET

Moft khori az khazaneh mellat

by David ET on

at the cost of white washing the blood of Neda's , shame on these Iranians


ghalam-doon

For those who might still think these are not "Sandis khor"

by ghalam-doon on

One attendee said "Lots of us just wanted to see our families.” The question is was it really worth it to steep so low and sign up for a free trip?

These people should be identified and shunned by the Iranian community.