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Iran's tribute to democracy

March 22, 2008

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THE PARLIAMENTARY elections held last week in Iran resemble the work of a clumsy illusionist. A Guardian Council of clerics and jurists disqualified about 90 percent of the reformists who wanted to run. The campaign was confined to a week, and public rallies were banned. Iranian liberals claim the official turnout figure was greatly exaggerated and a certain amount of ... (Full article: 402 words)

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