Asked who is disliked more in Iran, the United States or Britian, Jahangard first drew a distinction between the American people, who "are good," and the American government, which "is bad." No such distinction was made of the British.
"The British win in this competition," he said. "England is even worse. They are sneaky."
Roya's sister, 48-year old Ladan, stated that at the beginning of the revolution, while the sisters were studying in France, they had great hopes for the new regime. But when they went to Iran their optimism turned to disillusionment, when they heard of rushed trials and mass executions.
"A sense of shame and guilt overwhelmed me," she said. She knows that currently the 9,400 individuals whose lives are commemorated mark the beginnings of a larger work. "We are really at the beginning of our work," she said.
Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said that if the controversy touched on Jews or Israel the West would have reacted differently and quickly.
"Is the Islamic world less important than a bunch of Zionists? We cannot acquiesce to this."
Nasrallah urged Muslims worldwide to continue demonstrations until there is an apology over the drawings and Europe passes laws forbidding insults to the prophet.