4th of November is the anniversary of the illegal take over of the US embassy and its personnel in Tehran by the militant Islamic thugs back in 1979. I am posting this to remind every one of the incident and we need to denounce that savage act.
Related reading: Guests of the Ayatollah. (more)
Canadians may even be surprised to find out that some American hostages were rescued by their embassy and later escaped Iran with their help.
The above mentioned book was also the most painful and heart-breaking thing I've ever read about the Americans hostages in Iran and it gives you a good insight about the mistreatment of Americans in the hand of those bastard thugs... Also a great insight into the incompetent administration of Jimmy Carter during the crisis. Highly recommended book.
This link takes you to the web site prepared by a former US Marine who was in the area of operation during hostage rescue attempt in April 1980.
Any how, it is the duty of every single true Iranian to apologize for this act of cowardice and savagery and condemn those who did take Americans as hostage and kept them for 444 days. I, for one, apologized for that and will always do, although I had nothing to do with it but I feel bad when the name 'IRAN' is known as terrorism, bombings, savagery, human rights abuses, nuclear weapons and hostage crisis of 1980. It's shameful and we have to take responsibility for our wrong doings.