Monday, February 25, 2008

Iran: Vetting Exacts Heavy Toll On Reformist Candidates

Monday, February 25, 2008 brings us this news article today and it starts off like this... Nearly one in three aspiring candidates has been excluded from Iran's parliamentary elections next month, including current and former officials and a grandson of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Many of the thousands of disqualified candidates are known to support political reforms, echoing past elections in which authorities have silenced dissenting voices long before any voters are allowed to mark their ballots...

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