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Election Marches in Defiance of Guardian Council; Religious Leader Says Election Fraud Impossible

TEHRAN, IRAN: The NYTimes reported here on Thur: (…) there were signs of an intensified crackdown: The government worked on many fronts to shield the outside world’s view of the unrest, banning coverage of the demonstrations, arresting journalists, threatening bloggers … Continue reading

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24 خرداد 88، خیابان ولیعصر، اعتراض به نتیجه انتخابات

TEHRAN, IRAN: Through Youtube, Twitter, and other internet technology,  Iranian youth are findings way to expose censured post-election repression to the global eye. This 0:48 second clip catches military (or paramilitary?) attacking protesters in Tehran, and was posted to Youtube … Continue reading

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Feeling Too Down to Rise Up: NYTimes Op-Ed

This NYTimes Op-Ed, by SUDHIR VENKATISH, delivers a thought-provoking chain of arguments linking together economic recession, anger, rebellion, and apathy. Read the Op-Ed here. The texture of discontent (or lack thereof) can say a lot about a nation, and that … Continue reading

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