March 12, 2012

Iran’s Parliamentary Vote – The Beginning of the End of Ahmadinejad

Last Friday, Iran held its first elections since the 2009 presidential contest, after which millions of voters poured into Tehran’s streets. Unrest following the announced re-election of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad culminated in mass detention, torture and the death of many protesters. It also led to the near-elimination of pro-reform political forces in the Islamic Republic.




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