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Live-blogging of the vote anniversary from FRANCE 24 Observers

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2010-06-12

FRANCE 24’s Observers team will be live-blogging the June 12 commemorations of the contested Iranian presidential vote that led to the worst political crisis in the Islamic republic’s history.

FRANCE 24's observers in Iran
Click here for direct reports from our Observers in Tehran.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s controversial victory in the June 12 presidential election in 2009 marked a turning point in Iran’s recent history.

The fraud-marred vote sparked massive street protests and turned part of the Iranian establishment against the regime’s leadership.

One year on, protesters are still angry. Despite a year-long government crackdown and the last-minute cancellation of a mass rally planned on June 12, 2010, our Observers say that small groups of people are expected to hold spontaneous protests.
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FRANCE 24’s Observers team will be live-blogging throughout the day to report on the events. Keep checking back on Saturday for news, photos, and videos from our Observers on the ground.
 

 

Date created : 2010-06-11

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