Iran's 'Crushing Response' to Protests

Thursday, July 09, 2009

Protesters in Iran who planned to rally this evening may want to think twice before heading out. Seeking to pre-empt a revival of street protests that followed the contested results of the presidential election, Iranian authorities announced that any rallies would be met with a “crushing response” and were illegal. For more of the story, The Takeaway turns to Michael Slackman, the Middle East bureau chief for The New York Times.


Michael Slackman

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