07/06/09 The Big Picture on Iran


Iran’s Disputed Election 
By Alan Taylor 

Published: June 15, 2009 

1: A supporter of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi shouts slogans during riots in Tehran on June 13, 2009. Hardline incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was declared winner by a landslide in Iran’s hotly-disputed presidential vote, triggering riots by opposition supporters and furious complaints of cheating from his defeated rivals. (OLIVIER LABAN-MATTEI/AFP/Getty Images) 

2: Defying an official ban, hundreds of thousands of Iranian supporters of Mir Hossein Mousavi demonstrate in Tehran 
on Monday, June 15, 2009. (BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images) 

3: Supporters of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wave Iranian and religious flags during a victory celebration in central Tehran June 14, 

2009. (REUTERS/Damir Sagolj) 

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