Iranian information

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    One thing I've been a bit amazed at here, is the lack of respect for what is going on in Iran. Its actually a rather amazing, and in many ways unfortunate, event. There are mass beatings going on and the stories are telling some pretty terrible tales. There is obviously propaganda on both sides, but I propose this thread be a thread for current events in Iran. Rumors, as well as fact. Of course if they are rumors, please note that they are rumors.

    Some sources for whats going on:

    The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan

    Talking Points Memo | Breaking News and Analysis (Although not that current)

    tehranbureau (Has gone down because of DoS attacks, but currentl up)

    Landslide or Fraud? The Debate Online Over Iran’s Election Results - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

    Feel free to add your own sources, these are just a beginning.

    WARNING:

    There are going to be graphic video/pictures. There is blood involved and people are being beaten, sometimes severely. Not for the faint of heart.
     
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    I am more worried about the shit going on in this country.
     
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    Sullivan has been carrying good info on Iran. I posted this link before, Michael Totten has spent considerable time in Iran and has good info:

    http://www.michaeltotten.com/
     
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    [youtube]<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/I0MkATcn04M&hl=en&fs=1&"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/I0MkATcn04M&hl=en&fs=1&" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>[/youtube]
     
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    Iranian student
     
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    Rallies going on right now. Illegal rallies, I might add...apparently Mousavi just addressed the crowd.
     
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    State media are, for some reason, reporting on the rallies. Its unclear exactly what this means, and what the end result of this will be. I'm hoping that the state is changing its mind and doesn't want anymore brutality. There are reports that they've been authorized to use live ammunition for the first time though....so this might turn very, very bad.
     
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    Video of protestors protecting a policeman.
     
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    Video of protestors protecting a BBC reporter.
     

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