Sunday, October 11, 2009


Most heroin sold in Europe comes from Afghanistan.

Some of that heroin travels through Iran on its way to Europe.

In 2004, the BBC reported that Iran had the highest proportion of heroin addicts in the world. (Tackling Iran's heroin habit)

"It has been said that the ubiquitous Rafsanjani family and also Ayatollah Vaez-Tabasi ... are deeply involved in the drug trade..." (Opium, Brown Sugar & Mullahs in Iran « Plateau of Iran )

"The gossip on the street, going well beyond the observable facts, has the Rafsanjanis stashing billions of dollars in bank accounts in Switzerland and Luxembourg; controlling huge swaths of waterfront in Iran's free economic zones on the Persian Gulf; and owning whole vacation resorts on the idyllic beaches of Dubai, Goa and Thailand." (Millionaire Mullahs - (Author of "Millionaire Mullahs" Shot Dead )

1 comment:

Jeremy said...

Two great documentaries on heroin in Iran, by Journeyman Pictures.

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