Getting Out the Vote in Iran

Friday, March 02, 2012


This week Iranians returned to the polls for the first time since 2009’s presidential election, and opposition groups and reformers have called for a boycott of the elections. The government wants high voter turnout to show that the regime is still strong, and so they've attempted to clamp down on the media in order to get their version of the story out. Bob talks to Muhammad Sahimi of Tehran Bureau about the regime's efforts at message control. 

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Ron Hutchison from Illinois

I appreciate the work that you do to keep the world informed about Iran. Thanks!

Mar. 03 2012 07:27 PM

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