On the scene in Tehran

A report from the Iranian capital, where protests continue against the election results

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Thousands of people across Iranian society poured into the streets yesterday to protest what they charge were fraudulent results in last week’s presidential vote. These were the largest demonstrations since the 1979 revolution. For the latest in the situation on the streets, The Takeaway talks to Babak Dehghanpisheh, the Middle East Correspondent for Newsweek, who is in Tehran.


Babak Dehghanpisheh

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