Peter Hoskin

More worrying news from Iran

More worrying news from Iran
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I'm just catching up with the latest New Yorker over brunch, and would recommend that CoffeeHousers read their eyewitness account of the Tehran protests: it captures the scale and sweep of the opposition to Ahmadinejad, as well as the brutality of the state response.

Elsewhere, the latest news coming out of the country makes for a worrying addendum.  An Iranian newspaper has said that Mir Hossein Mousavi should be tried for treason; which sounds ominously like an prelude to even more oppression and antidemocratic action.  As always, it's worth keeping an eye on developments.