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News update on Iranian crisis from Kabulpress sources in Iran

Source in election bureau says actual approximate vote is 21.3 million for Mousavi and 10.5 million for Ahmadinejad; official government total is 24 million Ahmadinejad and 13 million for Mousavi

Sunday 14 June 2009, by Editorial Staff

This is the buzz coming from various Kabulpress.org sources in Tehran and other Iranian cities.

- Several people were killed last night (Saturday night) perhaps up to 5 during demonstrations.

- Large demonstrations are called for tonight (Sunday night) in the cities of Tehran, Meshand, Shiraz, and Ishfahan.

- A source within the election bureau says the actual approximate vote count is 21.3 million for Mousavi and 10.5 million for Ahmadinejad; very different from official government total of 24 million for Ahmadinejad and 13 million for Mousavi.

- In a letter to his supporters, Mousavi calls for peaceful demonstrations only; not burning or destroying businesses, vehicles, or property.

- 150 Professors resigned in protest from Iran’s top university

- Mousavi asks protesters across Iran to go to the rooftops of their buildings at 11:30 pm tonight, and shout Allah akbar; this was the same tactic used 30 years ago during the Iranian revolution when the Shah was ousted from power.

- Mousaui and running mate Karroubi have applied for permission for a large peaceful demonstration in Tehran on Monday. Rumors are that permission has been granted.

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