Protesters Slain in Iran Protests

Monday, December 28, 2009

Violence erupted in Tehran yesterday, leaving at least 8 people dead. The deaths came after police fired upon protesters; one of those killed was the nephew of Mir Hossein Mousavi, the leading opposition candidate in fall's presidential election.  L.A. Times Middle East correspondent Borzou Daragahi believes more protests are on their way in Iran.  Iran is also facing President Obama's deadline of December 31st to sign a deal that would make Iran ship out its enriched uranium in exchange for nuclear fuel.  The U.S. has said that they will pursue tougher U.N. sanctions on Iran if they do not sign the deal. 


Borzou Daragahi


David J Fazekas

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