Omid Memarian

Monday, December 25, 2006

Election Backlash Against Ahmadinejad

Here is my piece in World Press, on the latest election in Iran.

"...In Iran, Tehran's city council elections are considered one of the most significant, after the presidential and parliamentary elections. It is believed that the political party which controls the city council has a better chance of sending its candidates to the parliament and to the top office, since they have greater access to the capital's financial resources. Ahmadinejad was the mayor of Tehran before his presidential election in June 2004..." (
(Photo: Arash Ashoorinia, )


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