According to my sources in Iran, about a million people demonstrated in Tehran today chanting slogans such as "death to dictator" "as long as Ahmadinejad is president nothing will change" and "Mousavi, Karoubi take back our vote".

What is happening in Iran right now is quite complicated. One has to realize that a lot of people decided to vote during this election because they were afraid that Ahmadinejad would be "elected" once again. In the past four years the crackdown on dissidents have increased as have the number of arrests, lenght of prison terms and number of those executed. Also social restrictions have increased even more in the past four years. Most people did not want to deal with that for another four years and so decided to vote for Mousavi who promised "reform."

Those who claim Iranian people only want reform fail to mention the fact that people voted because they were afraid of Ahmadinejad and what he would do to them if he was in power for another four years.

But if the people were given the option between choosing between Mousavi or Ahmadinejad, or having a free referendum one would not have to be a genius to figure out what their response would be.

As an Iranian I will not accept anything less then overthrowing of the Islamic Regime. Elements of the Regime that is responsible for 30 years of poverty, rape, torture and murder are not the answer to freedom in Iran. We shouldn't forget about the fact that the so called reformist Mousavi was the Prime Minister of Iran in 1988 when this very same Regime executed more then 10,000 political prisoner in the matter of a few months after giving them three (3) minute trials. If we are really seeking change our vote must be NO TO THE ISLAMIC REGIME.


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