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Iran protests: At least seven killed

Iran protests: At least seven killed

At least one person has been killed in Tehran after armed men opened fire during a rally by tens of thousands of people protesting against Iran’s election results.
Clashes were reported on Monday hours after the rally, held in defiance of a ban imposed by the interior ministry, began.
An Associated Press photographer in Tehran’s Azadi [...]

Iran election results

Iran election results

The upcoming elections in Iran are fascinating, not just because of the issues at play–see Laura Secor’s piece for more on that–but because they are taking place in a theocracy with limited political rights and a rating of “Not Free” from Freedom House. This raises the prospect that whatever results emerge on Friday will have [...]

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