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  • 20 killed at opposition rallies across Iran

    June 16, 2009 | 12:29 pm

    Twenty people were killed at rallies across Iran on Tuesday, as opposition activists demonstrated against the disputed results of last week’s presidential elections, according to various media reports.

    Iran’s defeated presidential candidate Mirhossein Mousavi urged his supporters not to attend a planned rally in Tehran on Tuesday in light of the violence, his spokesman said. Read the full story at HAARETZ.com.

  • L.A.‘s Iranian Americans protest Iran’s election

    By Karmel Melamed

    June 15, 2009 | 4:18 am

    With Los Angeles and Southern California being home to one of the largest populations of Iranians living outside of Iran, local Iranian Americans of various faiths were busy this weekend protesting the sham and undemocratic elections in Iran. The uproar in the larger Iranian...