Iranians protest for fifth straight day - Macleans.ca

Iranians protest for fifth straight day

Mousavi calls for rally to mourn dead protesters

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Thousands of supporters of Mir Hosein Mousavi, many of them dressed in black, have crowded into Tehran at a rally to mourn the death of protesters. According to media and Twitter reports, Mousavi was present at the rally and addressed the crowd. Meanwhile, Iran’s ruling Guardian Council have invited opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi, Mehdi Karroubi and Mohsen Rezai to a meeting on Saturday to address a total of 646 complaints filed by the three candidates. “This will enable them to raise issues and points they wish to discuss with the members of the council, and also provide a direct contact with the candidates,” said an Iranian official. It’s not known whether the men accepted the invitation. The Council has already said it would consider a partial recount of the votes, but won’t annul its results.

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