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Iran Reports – June 17, 2009

Iran prosecutor warns of death penalty — “under Islamic law”
— “An Iranian provincial prosecutor has warned that the ‘few elements’ behind post-election unrestĀ  could face the death penalty under Islamic law, an Iranian news agency reported on Wednesday.”
— Mohammadreza Habibi: “We warn the few elements controlled by foreigners who try to disrupt domestic security by inciting individuals to destroy and to commit arson that the Islamic penal code for such individuals waging war against God is execution”

Iran’s Internet battle hits new heights

Iranian protesters mostly unfazed by government warnings

Iranian opposition vows to keep pressure on regime with shows of strength

(Iran) The evidence that points to Ahmadinejad stealing Iranian election

(Iran) The silent rebellion: Iran’s green protest turns black in mourning

Iran dissidents organise protests and talk to the world on Twitter

Iran’s Mousavi urges peaceful rallies on Thursday

Iran set for day of mourning after protest deaths

(Iran) Rights groups: reformists seized in Iran crackdown

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard warns online media
— Iran military targets Web as protests go on

(Iran) Third march planned in Iran as reformists are arrested
— Mousavi wants day of mourning on Thursday for those killed in unrest

(Iran) Violence spreads outward from Tehran

Iranian athletes wear green in apparent protest

Iran accuses US of meddling after disputed vote

(Iran) Combating Iran’s Protest Movement: Ayatollahs Combine Concessions with Warnings,1518,630959,00.html

Iranian-Americans say history is at hand

(Iran) Why Washington Is Playing it Safe
— “The US president knows the ayatollahs yield the real power in Tehran”,1518,630923,00.html

(Iran) Obama: Ahmadinejad and Mousavi not very different

(Iran) Israel’s Farkash: ‘Protests are beginning of end for Iran’
— “Former MI chief Farkash tells ‘Post’ Iranians primarily protesting deteriorating local economic situation”

Iranian Jews in Israel not optimistic