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In Iran, Harsh Talk as Election Nears

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posted on Jun, 8 2009 @ 03:11 AM
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In Iran, Harsh Talk as Election Nears


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The leading candidates are accusing each other of corruption, bribery and torture. The wife of the strongest challenger to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has threatened to sue him for defaming her. And every night, parts of the capital become a screaming, honking bacchanal, with thousands of young men dancing and brawling in the streets until dawn.
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posted on Jun, 8 2009 @ 03:11 AM
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Iran has a challenging debate in the nation among the liberals and the conservatives

Iran is one of the few countries in the Middle East that has a civil society where the population can make a difference

The election of someone other than Ahmadinejad would signal that the Iranian public really wants a change from confrontation



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posted on Jun, 8 2009 @ 03:57 AM
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if some readers on here can actually set aside there bigotry - have a look at the debates raging (and yes raging) in iran , you see nothing like the passion of this in the ewst , and the bitter fighting between the candidates - makes the US elections look like play school in comparison.



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