16 June 2009

People Power in Iran

Mousavi supporters run in the streets during protests June 16, 2009 in Tehran. (Getty)

Ahmadinejad, 52, took almost 63 percent of the vote, according to official results, with Mousavi winning about 34 percent. Mousavi, 67, said today he’s ready to take part in new elections.

Iranian supporters of defeated presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi take march in Tehran on June 15, 2009. (Getty)

Hundreds of thousands of supporters of leading opposition presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi, who claims there was voting fraud in Friday's election, turn out to protest the result of the election at a mass rally. (AP)

Dear Readers,

It seems people power is very much alive and well in Iran.
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