|Quoting Phoenix9 (Thread starter):|
Iranian media said eight local embassy staff were detained for an alleged role in post-election protests, but gave no further details.
|Quoting DeltaMD90 (Reply 2):|
I hope the British do something about this
|Quoting DeltaMD90 (Reply 4):|
If Iran holds them like they did our guys for 444 days I hope we'll intervene instead of... well do nothing like last time
|Quoting LAXintl (Reply 6):|
They are local employees -- likely Iranian nationals.
|Quoting DocLightning (Reply 5):|
See, I feel like this is a perfect role for special forces. Get in, break some stuff, rescue your people, get out. And it's a slap in the face to Iran.
|Quoting Oly720man (Reply 9):|
The crime was...
"The embassy sent staff among the rioters to direct them in order to escalate the riots so that the rioters could file fabricated reports about the [rallies] to the world from various locations," the Iranian minister added.
|Quoting KC135TopBoom (Reply 10):|
How do they know it was the British Embassy that "sent" them, and not these individuals protesting the election on their own?
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