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Iranian Election

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Submitted by JACQUES HADIDA (United States), Jun 15, 2009 at 17:28

Well, Daniel, you got what you prefered and expected.

However in your conclusion you say that we may get a rebellion and you are usually right and we heard that gunfire from a pro-government militia killed one man and wounded several others Monday .

Further an Associated Press photographer saw one person fatally shot and at least two others who appeared to be seriously wounded.

Curiously, the protest bore deep historic resonance — it was how the leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini asked Iran to unite against the Western-backed shah 30 years earlier.

Imagine the outcome if police officers are authorized to shoot. What a pity that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei seems to be the only man in charge. Sadly these people are deaf to any western consideration as for them, their rule is the rule.

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