Skip to comments.Thousands Return To Streets Of Iran's Capital
Posted on 06/16/2009 8:05:14 PM PDT by Steelfish
Thousands return to streets of Iran's capital
By ALI AKBAR DAREINI and JASON KEYSER, Tue Jun 16
TEHRAN, Iran Thousands of Iranians swarmed the streets of Tehran on Tuesday in rival demonstrations over the country's disputed presidential election, pushing a deep crisis into its fourth day despite a government attempt to placate the opposition by recounting a limited number of ballots.
Iran's supreme ruler drew a firm line against any threats to the regime, warning Iranians to unite behind the country's Islamic system as authorities imposed severe restrictions on independent media.
After days of dramatic images of Iranians protesting the declaration of victory for hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the government said employees of foreign media could only cover events authorized and announced by the government.
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made an extraordinary appeal in response to tensions over the disputed election, which has presented one of the gravest threats to Iran's complex blend of democracy and religious authority since the system emerged from the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
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And HERE we are. In Amerika. G-d help us. Everything we hold near and dear is disappearing....with a whimper.
Okay. "Independent media" is largely an oxymoron, except for a few minor outlets and talk radio.
I'm not hearing any whimpers.
Trolling for landgators
I hope you’re right. The family/friends/acquaintances I know in our community don’t have a CLUE as to what’s happening in our country. I feel as tho it’s a ‘parallel universe’.
Don’t you just love the melting pot?
How long until the streets of America will be filled with such rage? I fear for the nation.
With guns blazing!
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