The shit hits the fan...

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    Defiant Tehran protesters battle police

    TEHRAN, Iran – Thousands of protesters defied Iran's highest authority Saturday and marched on waiting security forces that fought back with baton charges, tear gas and water cannons as the crisis over disputed elections lurched into volatile new ground.

    In a separate incident, a state-run television channel reported that a suicide bombing at the shrine of the Islamic Revolution leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini killed at least two people and wounded eight. The report could be not independently evaluated due to government restrictions on journalists.

    If proven true, the reports could enrage conservatives and bring strains among backers of opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi. Another state channel broadcast images of broken glass but no other damage or casualties, and showed a witness saying three people had been wounded.

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    There's a whole bunch of opinion and news in the Iran forum. ;)
     
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    This story is bigger then a sub forum, this could be a pivital moment in history.
     
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    Oh I agree wholeheartedly, perhaps a mod could move some?
     
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    all moments are,,,if we needed to free iraq why not iran?
     
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    Not really

    The Iranian government will crack down on these malcontents, jail the criminal leaders, and that will be the end of the story.
     
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    "We" are not freeing anyone. Declarations and resolutions of support are not means of meddling.
     
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    Look at this:

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sW3HVHGvgkE]YouTube - Tehran Unknown 20 June Tazahorat[/ame]

    They have tried to crack down, the people are fighting back.

    Its revolution now.
     
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    they are reporting "dozens killed" on FNC right now
     
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    Maybe yea, and maybe nay. These young Iranians are hungry for a democratic lifestyle like we have. They listen to the same music as our kids do, they eat the same junk food as our kids do, etc. This may be the time for these kids to take over the government of Iran.
     

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