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~IRAN ELECTION FALLOUT DISCUSSION/LIVE POST~

11:21 am - 06/16/2009
lindra 17th-Jun-2009 02:00 am (UTC)
moar #iranelection so you don't have to:

-- "Powerbill5000: RT @Hey_Bradshaw Excellent guide from BBC showing how Iran is ruled http://bit.ly/12XAkn"

-- "rosieandtheband: RT @WillAtWork Rachel #Maddow interviews Nico Pitney about liveblogging the protests in Iran http://bit.ly/xuFEy (expand) #iranelection" -- link to Maddow and Nico interview if anyone missed it!
sarafinapekkala 17th-Jun-2009 02:01 am (UTC)
Has anyone seen this? Is the translation correct?



“Two screenshots Iranian state-run television illustrating the apparent decrease in votes for candidate Mohsen Rezaee over a four hour period. The upper picture shows Rezaee with 633,048 votes at 09:47; the lower shows the same candidate with 587,913 votes at 13:53 later that day, a decrease of 45,135.”
omgggwth 17th-Jun-2009 02:02 am (UTC)
You beat me to it!
forevertiffanys 17th-Jun-2009 02:03 am (UTC)
They are calling it the Twitter Revolution. LOL. I cannot believe that this is what it will possibly be referred to in future history books.
i_said_boourns 17th-Jun-2009 02:08 am (UTC)
It makes it sound ridiculous
lindra 17th-Jun-2009 02:03 am (UTC)
-- "kapanak: Many dead in Tabriz, Shiraz and Esfahan. Militia are not restricted in other cities. #IranElection"

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forevertiffanys 17th-Jun-2009 02:04 am (UTC)
:(
i_said_boourns 17th-Jun-2009 02:06 am (UTC)
I forgot I was supposed to be job hunting when I was just scanning my f'list and fell on this post hours ago. I've just been hooked refreshing this post and following your links, thank you guys.
lindra 17th-Jun-2009 02:09 am (UTC)
moar moar #iranelection, but it's bad news:

"kathysart: @10thSpeedWriter RT from Iran: Situation in Ahwaz critical - many dead in past 48 hrs - hundreds arrested and beaten - #Iranelection"

-- "PamMonty: Mohammadreza Jalaeipour son of Hamidreza Jalaeipour(Journalist/reformist) who is studying in UK was arrested today at airport #iranelection"
jupiterk 17th-Jun-2009 02:11 am (UTC)
well fuck :|
keeperofthekeys 17th-Jun-2009 02:13 am (UTC)
lol wut @ CNN "The majority of Iranians live in rural areas"
saigonostalker 17th-Jun-2009 02:14 am (UTC)
FUCK YOU CNN. FUCK YOU.
hyacinthian 17th-Jun-2009 02:13 am (UTC)
Guys, I've been e-mail-discussing this issue with one of my professors and she's pretty convinced that Ahmadinejad won the election through proper votes, fraud and all. (She admits there's fraud, but not a real sense of government conspiracy, IDK.) Any articles you suggest I could link her to in order to convince her that the Iranian people DNW Ahmadinejad as leader? (You'd think the protest would be enough evidence for her.)
carverhawke 17th-Jun-2009 02:18 am (UTC)
I wish I could find the articles but I've seen plenty of Iranians say that they do not want Ahmadinejad as their president nor do they consider him their leader.
autumnleaving Anyone live in SF?17th-Jun-2009 02:15 am (UTC)
http://is.gd/13ZaL

Protest in Union Square is confirmed. Please go... It's from 6-9 p.m. The author of the blog post said she'll be there, too.
cookie_nut AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHH!17th-Jun-2009 02:15 am (UTC)
Maddow mentioned the video I sent, the update I sent him was on the air.

Can't breathe.

O_____O!
phookie Re: AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHH!17th-Jun-2009 02:16 am (UTC)
OMG!!!!!! GO YOU BB!!
carverhawke 17th-Jun-2009 02:16 am (UTC)
FindTheRatsA new active hashtag the Iran trolls are using is #tcot ... #iranelection #gr88
lindra 17th-Jun-2009 02:17 am (UTC)
moar #iranelection:

-- "mehdi115: Its dawn. Again everything on a knife edge. Stick to the plan, safe in numbers, no violence, and most important be alert. #iranelection"

-- "thenyeguy: RT: multiple layers of clothes help protection against beating, and cab be torn to cover wounds/faces #iranelection #gr88"

I hate that this advice is needed.

AND ALSO IMPORTANT RE PROXIES

-- "pepe_corrs: PLS NOTE! RT @outpost54 FROM IRAN: New ports people, please don't run NEW proxies on 80/81/8080/9090/3128, maybe blocked #Iran #iranelection"

Am looking into it, but better safe than sorry.
keeperofthekeys 17th-Jun-2009 02:17 am (UTC)
CNN says the council that can remove Kohmenei is meeting?

lol, now I need someone to double-check CNN's ramblings.

saigonostalker 17th-Jun-2009 02:19 am (UTC)
Not, Khameini, but Ahmadenijad.

...Right?
omgggwth 17th-Jun-2009 02:20 am (UTC)
GO BACK DELETE ALL PAST TWEETS that may have Iran usernames . Arrests have been made. Please RT ENSURE ALL SEE THIS

A bunch of those just popped up on the #iraneleaction search for me. D:
lindra 17th-Jun-2009 02:21 am (UTC)
same for me.
lindra 17th-Jun-2009 02:21 am (UTC)
-- "Juliska04: RT from Iran: Rasht and Ahwaz in real trouble, many dying and not being reported. #Iranelection #GR88 .. please retweet!"


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omgggwth 17th-Jun-2009 02:22 am (UTC)
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