Iran Reports – June 17, 2009

By R.E.A.L. Organization • on 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”
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle08.asp?xfile=data/middleeast/2009/June/middleeast_June516.xml&section=middleeast

Iran’s Internet battle hits new heights
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31411475/ns/technology_and_science-tech_and_gadgets/

Iranian protesters mostly unfazed by government warnings
http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/meast/06/17/iran.elections.rallies/index.html

Iranian opposition vows to keep pressure on regime with shows of strength
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6524451.ece

(Iran) The evidence that points to Ahmadinejad stealing Iranian election
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6523563.ece

(Iran) The silent rebellion: Iran’s green protest turns black in mourning
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6524529.ece

Iran dissidents organise protests and talk to the world on Twitter
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article6524127.ece

Iran’s Mousavi urges peaceful rallies on Thursday
http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle08.asp?xfile=data/middleeast/2009/June/middleeast_June537.xml&section=middleeast

Iran set for day of mourning after protest deaths
http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSTRE55F54520090617

(Iran) Rights groups: reformists seized in Iran crackdown
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1245184861208&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard warns online media
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090617/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_iran_election
– Iran military targets Web as protests go on
http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/meast/06/17/iran.elections.rallies/index.html

(Iran) Third march planned in Iran as reformists are arrested
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/iran/5557165/Third-march-planned-in-Iran-as-reformists-are-arrested.html
– Mousavi wants day of mourning on Thursday for those killed in unrest
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31380861/ns/world_news-mideastn_africa/

(Iran) Violence spreads outward from Tehran
http://www.upi.com/Top_News/2009/06/16/Violence-spreads-outward-from-Tehran/UPI-23041245150180/

Iranian athletes wear green in apparent protest
http://sg.news.yahoo.com/ap/20090618/tap-as-skorea-iran-protest-601b9ad.html

Iran accuses US of meddling after disputed vote
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090617/ap_on_re_mi_ea/ml_iran_election

(Iran) Combating Iran’s Protest Movement: Ayatollahs Combine Concessions with Warnings
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,630959,00.html

Iranian-Americans say history is at hand
http://www.cnn.com/2009/US/06/17/iran.elections.protests/index.html

(Iran) Why Washington Is Playing it Safe
– “The US president knows the ayatollahs yield the real power in Tehran”
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,630923,00.html

(Iran) Obama: Ahmadinejad and Mousavi not very different
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1245184848467&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

(Iran) Israel’s Farkash: ‘Protests are beginning of end for Iran’
– “Former MI chief Farkash tells ‘Post’ Iranians primarily protesting deteriorating local economic situation”
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1245184860853&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull

Iranian Jews in Israel not optimistic
http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1245184860386&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull