Presidential election in Iran: selected items from the British press

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compiled by Cem Ertür
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Dandelion Salad
14 June 2009

Times, 13 June 2009
Times, 13 June 2009

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/leading_article/article648934 1.ece

Lifting the veil

A generation of young women voters is rejecting Iran’s repressive regime and challenging the patriarchal orthodoxy of the Muslim world

leading article, Times, 13 June 2009

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http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/fisk/robert-fisk-ira ns-old-guard-are-poised-to-crush-any-hope-of-revolution-1703225.html

Iran’s old guard are poised to crush any hope of revolution

by Robert Fisk, Independent, 12 June 2009

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jun/11/iran-president-election-ma hmoud-ahmadinejad

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad faces defeat if election not rigged, say Iranian experts

by Ian Black, Guardian, 12 June 2009

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http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6482011 .ece

Election ‘will end in riots if Ahmadinejad cheats again’ (*)

Analysts fear that victory for Iran’s President will spark violence – and a Tiananmen-style response

by Martin Fletcher, Times, 12 June 2009

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http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/dd1049be-55e8-11de-ab7e-00144feabdc0.html

Theo-democracy (*)

Mousavi has to defeat the bought vote and the bloc vote

leading article, Financial Times, 11 June 2009

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jun/10/iran-elections-mahmoud-ahm adinejad

Yes they can – fired-up Iranians dare to dream of a presidential job loss (*)

by Ian Black, Guardian, 11 June 2009

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http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6466740 .ece

Iran’s bold new face of rebellion hopes to see off ’empire of lies’ (*)

by Martin Fletcher, The Times, 10 June 2009

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http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6451868 .ece

Woman who dares to defy Ahmadinejad (*)

by Martin Fletcher, The Times, 8 June 2009

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(*) title of the print edition

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Ahmadinejad cartoons in the British press

http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2009/06/432371.html

see

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