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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 27.12.09 | 19:57 (IST)

    Think for a moment Natalie. When a regime of terror is working, the government WANTS to have people know just how savage it is. When that regime of terror is failing miserably, there is an effort to minimize the casualties. The Supreme Junta is nearing the end of it's rope. It cannot stop the repression, but by delaying the admission of deaths it has shown that it knows that it has strengthened the opposition to the point where terror has no chance of destroying it. What we are still not hearing from either side is how many thugs on motorcycles have been turned into toast. . . The current unrest has reached the 'Black Friday' stage or beyond. For those who were not paying attention the Iranian Revolution came as a surprise. To those that had watched carefully, it was characterized by a growing moderate opposition and a disintigrating support in the police and military for an ever-more brutal regime. It's the Iranian way of revolution.

    from the article: Mousavi's nephew said among nine killed at Iran rallies
    First published 11:35 27.12.09 | Last updated 03:01 28.12.09
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