Sunday, June 14, 2009

Who won the elections in Iran?

The international community should not recognize the results of Iran’s 12 June 2009 presidential election, which gives all signs of having been manipulated by government authorities to produce a massive victory for incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, according to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. The Campaign further recommended that the existing results be voided and new elections held in order to establish legitimacy.

As the Campaign reported earlier, the leading challenger to Ahmadinejad, Mir Hossein Moussavi, was informed by Iran’s Interior Ministry at 23:00 on 12 June that tabulated results showed him to be victor, and he was asked to wait on celebrations until Sunday. More...

See also:

  1. What's going on in Iran?
  2. Violent clashes in Tehran (BBC video)
  3. Unrest in Tehran as Ahmadinejad is declared election winner...
  4. Jewish writer creates outrage with "tolerant" Iran report...

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