The anniversary of Neda Soltan's death shows why Iran's Green Wave won't die
Newsweek / Babak Dehghanpisheh

It's tempting to think that protesters may have finally given up on overturning Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed election. At points it has seemed like the broad base of support they once enjoyed had gone and that demonstrators were now merely wealthy secularists. At others, it seemed like the fierce official response—and government attempts to limit movement and assembly—was thwarting organizers of the opposition. But a funeral Thursday showed not only that the Green Wave lives on, but that we can expect regular revivals well into the future

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