Sunday, October 18

Iran & Hoder Updates (4#) -

General Nur-Ali Shushtari, the deputy commander of the Iran Revolutionary Guards, and several senior officers were killed in an attack early Sunday in the south eastern region of the country.

# Newsweek report Maziar Bahari
has been released from prison after posting bail.

# Hoder: "Blogger Housien Derakhshan arrested last year, spent 8 months in solitary under pressure & torture. He was under pressure to give false confession, was threatened with sister & parents arrest. Last month in court Derakhshan told the judge that his confessions were taken under pressure."

# Twas brillig and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble.