12 June 2009

The Presidential Election

With the final four candidates including Mohsen Rezaei, Mirhossein Mousavi, Mehdi Karoubi and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (the president), the 10th presidential election in the Islamic Republic was held on the 12th June 2009. The complicated social and political situation made it hard to predict the result. After the result was revealed, and Ahmadinejad was announced the president for the second time, his rivals and specifically Mousavi’s supporters accused him of rigging the election.

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