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London Riots: Iran Media Using Archived Images To Portray Uprising

London Union Strike

First Posted: 08/16/11 11:08 AM ET Updated: 10/16/11 06:12 AM ET

The Guardian :

Iranian media affiliated to the Islamic regime have been accused of using library images from different times and locations in Britain and other parts of the world to portray the UK riots as "the uprising of the oppressed against the British monarchy".

Soon after the rioting broke out, the Iranian regime seized on the unrest to get back at the British government by condemning what it described as "the violent suppression of the political opposition and the oppressed".

Read the whole story: The Guardian

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Filed by Curtis M. Wong  |