Iran: When Earthquakes Kill, “TV Broadcasts Prayers”

(Blog Post) Two powerful earthquakes hit the northwest region in Iran, East Azarbaijan province on Saturday, killing 250 people and injuring around 1,800. Iranians flocked to the Internet to mourn the victims and to appeal for blood donation and help. They also expressed their anger at the Iranian national TV, which broadcast religious programmes, instead of providing viewers with information about the earthquakes and how to help. Full Story »

Posted by Pamela Hogle - via Global Voices
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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Aug 12, 2012 - 7:20 AM PDT
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Edited by: Pamela Hogle - Aug 12, 2012 - 7:22 AM PDT

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