Protests in Iran

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    Anti-government protests turn deadly in Tehran

    TEHRAN -- Security forces opened fire at crowds demonstrating against the government in the capital on Sunday, killing at least four people, including the nephew of opposition political leader Mir Hossein Mousavi, witnesses and Web sites linked to the opposition said.

    "Ali Mousavi, 32, was shot in the heart at the Enghelab square. He became a martyr," the Rah-e Sabz Website reported.

    In the heaviest clashes in months, fierce battles erupted as tens of thousands of demonstrators tried to gather on a main Tehran avenue, with people setting up roadblocks and throwing stones at members of special forces under the command of the Revolutionary Guard Corps. They in turn threw dozens of teargas and stun grenades, but failed in pushing back crowds, who shouted slogans against the government, witnesses reported.
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    Looks like the people arent backing down this time.
     
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    Obama needs to give them his 'evil eye'. That'll put a stop to it.

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    Why do you suppose hed want to do that?
     
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    teleprompter broke?
     
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    Nice post to reflect on people dying for Democracy in Iran.

    Shows the true underbelly of the right wing
     
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    Ideally we'd go change the government of Iran as well. There are some unfortunate restraints however.
     
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