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Iran’s Supreme Leader Tightens
Grip on Next Elections

Arutz Sheva [Israel], by Chana Ya´ar

Original Article

Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 3/7/2013 10:11:09 PM

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has begun to tighten his grip on the process leading up to Iran’s upcoming presidential elections in June. A campaign of arrests, beatings, public lashings and executions has followed a clear warning to Iranians not to contemplate another uprising similar to that which tried to land reformist Green Movement candidate Mir Hossein Moussavi as president in 2009. When the effort to unseat President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad failed despite what appeared to be overwhelming support for the candidate at the polls, accusations of vote-rigging

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Imagine our "green movement" treated the same. This is the way these animals stay in power.

BTW, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is going to be at Hugo Chavez tomorrow in Venezuela. Since his government has threatened US, can 0bama "legally" kill him with a drone strike?


      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: horacer, 3/7/2013 10:34:08 PM     (No. 9214107)

No one dare challenge Khamanei. He is the deification of the hidden Imam, at least in his mind. His buddy Gholam Ali Hadad Adel has already been declared the winner of this June´s election according to CBS´s early exit polling.


Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney, 3/7/2013 10:46:12 PM     (No. 9214119)

Khamenei intends to give Iranians a chance to vote for his candidate, who will no doubt get 95% of the ballots, all counted by Khamenei.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: noproblems, 3/7/2013 11:02:43 PM     (No. 9214134)

someone should ask Kerry (who served in Vietnam) about the legit elected Iranian governemt


Reply 4 - Posted by: coldoc, 3/8/2013 4:11:09 AM     (No. 9214258)

The democratic model.



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