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Mousavi makes first public appearance since Friday to thousands of supporters.

By ThinkProgress on June 15, 2009 at 11:36 am

"Mousavi makes first public appearance since Friday to thousands of supporters."

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In his first public appearance since Friday, Iran’s reform presidential candidate, Mir Hossein Mousavi, “joined a huge rally against the result of last week’s election, defying a government ban.” Gathering in Tehran’s Revolution Square, the crowd chanted “pro-Mousavi slogans as riot police stood by.” “Mousavi we support you. We will die, but retrieve our votes,” they shouted. From the roof of his car, Mousavi said, “The vote of the people is more important than Mousavi or any other person.” The Iranian government said Mousvai would be held responsible for what it called an “illegal rally.” Watch it:

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You can see more photos of the rally here:


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