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June 19, 2009

Late night cries of "Allahu Akbar!" and "Death to the Dictator!"

Topics: Iran
"Opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi borrowed the tactic from the 1979 Islamic Revolution led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, who asked Iranians to show unity against the U.S.-backed shah by shouting "Allahu Akbar" from their roofs." - AP
The AP reports Tehran residents are climbing to their roofs and crying "God is Great!" in open defiance of Iran's supreme leader. Given this is happening in spite of Khomeini's warning of a crackdown, is a revolution for democracy in Iran too much to hope for?

Posted by Abdul at June 19, 2009 5:42 PM

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