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article imageMousavi Seeks to Invalidate Iran Election Results

By John Louie S. Ramos     Jun 14, 2009 in World
After a big surprise in the Iranian presidential elections brought about by the "controversial" landslide victory by president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, defeated candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi is crying foul and now demands that the election be overturned.
Mir Hossein Mousavi, the former prime minister of the country, urges more protests from his supporters.
As reported by, Mousavi in a statement on his official website, Mousavi formally asked the Guardian Council, the legislative body in charge of elections to nullify the results.
Adding, "I urge you, Iranian nation, to continue your nationwide protests in a peaceful and legal way,"
Ahmadinejad, who got 63 percent of the vote, is widely criticized especially by youth groups because of his so-called "dictatorial" system and is now serving his second term of office.
The declaration that was held last Saturday shocked and stunned thousands of Mousavi supporters who were crying for change.
Protesters clash with Iranian police
Protesters clash with Iranian police
By Faramarz
The Mousavi supporters took the streets and were engaged in clashes with police in their attempt to express their discontent against the Islamic nation's leadership.
Conversely, thousands of Ahmadinejad supporters also filled the streets in joyous celebration of the incumbent president's re-election.
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