Has Iran's Opposition Lost Steam?

Friday, February 12, 2010

Pro-government marchers flooded Iran's streets yesterday, on the anniversary of Iran's revolution. In fact, pro-government rallies far overshadowed opposition protests. And government supporters in Iran are dominating the online world as well. Social media channels like twitter and youtube had little more than a peep from opposition members. Has Iran's revolutionary spirit seen its end?

Siavash Ardalan is the host for BBC Persian TV's "Your Turn." Gary Sick is an Iran expert at Columbia University.


Siavash Ardalan and Gary Sick

Produced by:

Noel King and Kate McGough

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