Sunday, September 6, 2009

Iran's Mousavi defiant after MPs back Ahmadinejad

Reuters, By Fredrik Dahl (5/9/2009) * Mousavi urges supporters to create opposition network * Ceremony where Khatami had been due to speak cancelled * Reformist website publishes names of 72 people killed * Tehran to present proposals to world powers soon TEHRAN, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi called on Saturday for more protests over Iran's disputed June election, two days after lawmakers backed most of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's new government ministers. But a religious ceremony next week which could have become a rallying point for the moderates was cancelled after authorities put pressure on its hosts, Iranian media said... Click here for full story Click here for more articles on the Middle East Conlfict