Monday, 15 June 2009

Her revolution


Tehran, Iran, 13 June 2009

4 comments:

Hugh said...

You know I seem to remember some rumours at the time that the 2005 Iranian election had been similarly fraudulent.

At the time the losing candidate, Rafsanjani, accepted the electoral result, probably avoiding the sort of thing we're seeing now. It seems Mousavi is doing the opposite, explicitly claiming victory.

The Bewildering Case of Ms Enid Tak-Entity said...

The difference: Rafsanjani was not a popular guy. The reformist and youth vote stayed at home as their candidates had been banned, instead of dominating the vote 1997-2000. Ahmadinejad probably won. This time, the reverse is true, and the fraud is ludicrously OTT.

Anna said...

This is an amazing image. I'm continuing to watch the Iran situation with a lot of anxiety.

Hugh said...

But is it good for Likud?

http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2009/06/but_is_it_good_for_likud.cfm