Updates From Tehran
Much of the electronic communications infrastructure of the country has been shut down — text messaging, internet connections — but there are still a few people managing to file updates: Iran, Where’s My Vote page on Facebook; Tehran Bureau.
Violent Protest Erupts In Tehran (Wall Street Journal)
“On Motahari Avenue, one of the major streets in central Tehran, three public buses were set afire by demonstrators. Syamak Izadi, 62 years old, said he was riding on the bus in central Tehran when a group of men, dressed in Mr. Mousavi’s trademark green, stopped the bus and told passengers to get off. They then doused it with gasoline and set it afire, he said.”
Video of Protesters
Protests Flare In The Wake Of Iran’s Election (New York Times)
In a statement posted on his campaign Web site, Mr. Moussavi said: “Today the people’s will has been faced with an amazing incident of lies, hypocrisy and fraud. I call on my Iranian compatriots to remain calm and patient.”
Faulty Election Data
The election data from Iran’s Interior Ministry itself shows a perfectly linear relationship between President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s votes and those of challenger Mir Hossein Mousavi — a statistical impossibility.
Report from Lindsey Hilsum of Britain’s Channel 4 News
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