After the Election: Demonstrations in Iran

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Sunday, June 14 saw continued demonstrations in Iran after Friday’s hotly contested election – supporters and critics of Ahmadinejad both flooded the streets. Here, thousands of Ahmadinejad’s supporters attend a victory rally in Tehran’s Valiasr square.

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Ahmadinejad waves to his supporters in Valiasr square.

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Members of the Iranian hardline volunteer Basij militia enter Tehran’s university where supporters of the defeated presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi were protesting against the results.

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Iranian plain clothes policemen beat a demonstrator with batons during a protest against the election results.

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A supporter of Ahmadinejad at his victory rally.

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An Ahmadinejad supporter holds up a poster bearing a picture of Jerusalem’s holy Dome of the Rock mosque with the slogan “Our war will culminate with the takeover of Palestine” during Sunday’s victory rally.

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