Iranian state media broadcasts video clip of American children From the heart of Texas, chanted Iran’s supreme leader, pledging allegiance to him while praising martyrdom.
This shows the terrible influence of the Islamic Republic – the world’s largest sponsor of terrorism – in the United States
Iranian state-run Fars News Agency Affiliated to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and other Iranian media, including mel news agency An organization affiliated with Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) last week promoted a video of children and teens wearing traditional Islamic clothing outside the Houston Islamic Education Center.
Originally posted on the Houston Islamic Education Center Facebook page but subsequently removed from YouTube Children in the Houston area wore headscarves and waved flags as they swore allegiance to the regime’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Friday as part of a popular Iranian religious song was seen It’s English.
The song is described as “expressing one’s love for the Imam of our time,” according to a flyer for the center’s “Boys and Girls Aged 4-14” campaign.
The lyrics of the chant, titled “Salam Farmandeh,” or “Salutations, commander,” included expressions of a desire to become Khamenei’s child soldier as well as a desire to be sworn in as a martyr.
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State media broadcast video of children in Houston, Texas swearing allegiance to regime’s Supreme Leader Khamenei
They sing “Don’t look at me young” “I’ll be your soldier” “I swear. I’ll be your martyr one day when you need me” pic.twitter.com/fYGZJOQ2es
— M. Hanif Jazayeri (@HanifJazayeri) July 27, 2022
The original Persian song also refers to the slain Iranian general Qassem Soleimani, with a line that reads: “I promise to be your pilgrim.”
The video, posted to Twitter, garnered more than 250,000 views in about a week.
Houston Imam Fahim Kazimier, chairman of the board of the Islamic Education Center, likened the song to a “catchy” Beatles track.
“A lot of people translate and adapt it in their language,” he said. “When you do religious activities, people ask if they can (enforce it), and we do have freedom of religion and expression, so we say, ‘Sure, why not?'”
Breitbart News reached out to Kazimi for further comment, but was unable to hear back.
according to tehran timesThis songExpressing support for the Islamic Revolution “reveals the vivid hope that Iranian families and their children have placed in the Islamic Republic as they seek to achieve the goals of the revolution.”
Arabia report Video shows children in Texas singing “an Iranian-sponsored religious song that mentions Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and slain military commander Qassem Soleimani” and is captured by Iran shared by official media.
Some opponents of the Iranian government criticized the video, particularly its reference to child soldiers and Iran’s supreme leader.Meanwhile, Iranian officials point to the video as evidence of their influence in the U.S. https://t.co/HVfvCOcIJF
— Houston Chronicle (@HoustonChron) July 30, 2022
Karim Zangeneh, an Iranian entrepreneur affiliated with an Iranian-American community organization, warned about the agenda behind the video.
This isn’t the first time the Houston Center has sparked controversy.
In 2019, it held ceremony Marking the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, children sing: “Khamenei is our leader, we are his soldiers.”
Last week, Iranian state media post A video clip boasting of the regime’s nuclear capabilities, claiming it could – on short notice – “transform” its nuclear program into an “atomic military”, creating a “nightmare” for Israel and the West, while warning it ” Ability” turned New York into a pile of rubble from hell. “
State media affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps announced in a new video that the regime is now able to rapidly build nuclear bombs and that its ICBMs could “turn New York into rubble and hell”
Will the US and EU finally reactivate the six UN Security Council resolutions?
Videos with English subtitles ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/q9ZPstB20a
— M. Hanif Jazayeri (@HanifJazayeri) July 31, 2022
The clip was released on Saturday by the Bisimchi Media Telegram channel, which is affiliated with Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, under the headline “When will Iran’s nuclear bomb wake up from its slumber?”
According to the BBC, Mohammad Eslami, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said: seems to confirm Monday’s video, which contains many details, says the regime currently has the “technical capability” to build a nuclear bomb, but has not yet made a political decision to do so.
The statement echoes a similar statement by senior Iranian adviser Kamal Kharrazi, who said last month that the Islamic Republic “has the technical means to make a nuclear bomb, but Iran has not yet decided to do so.