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Throngs of Mourners Attend Funeral of Iran’s Dissident Ayatollah – NYTimes.com

Posted By Jacob Laksin On December 21, 2009 @ 2:19 pm In Uncategorized | No Comments

The funeral of a founding father of Iran’s Islamic revolution now embraced as the spiritual leader of the reform movement became a vast opposition protest on Monday, as mourners flooded the holy city of Qum and faced off with Iranian security forces and the volunteer Basij militia.

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