Key Players In Iran's Post-Election Unrest
07-Dec-2009 (one comment)

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was declared the winner of the June 12 presidential election. The results were disputed, however, by Ahmadinejad's main rival, Mir Hossein Mousavi, who also claimed
victory. Mousavi's call galvanized Iran's pro-reform movement, which took to the streets for days in protest. Ultimately, however, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei backed Ahmadinejad, and a massive
crackdown was organized against the anti-government protesters. Here are some of the key players in Iran's post-election unrest:

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The list is not complete, but a good start for those who want to know more.