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Iran: how long can they keep the momentum going?


Why has Pakistan had a much more troubled experience with democracy than India?

As we’ve seen in recent days, the political crisis that has gripped Iran has sparked protests—against what many Iranians call the “stolen” presidential election—on a scale unprecedented since the 1979 revolution that gave birth to the Islamic republic.

On Thursday 18th June the day of mourning rally called by Mousavi was attended by more than 100,000 black-clad protesters in Tehran and observed by many others in cities such as Shiraz. These…

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