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Iran’s Islamic Government Fights Back: Two Dead in Persian Protests By Andrew West

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The situation is Iran is beginning to spiral out of control this weekend, as government protesters continue to clash with authorities and hardline Islamic supporters.

Until the year 1979, Iran was a bright, modern nation whose vibe was far similar to The Big Apple than Baghdad.  Women wore mini-skirts and paid for dinner, while the men took on a very GQ aesthetic.  For all intents and purposes, the Iranian nation was on its way to becoming a first world nation of the highest order.

Then, just before we cracked dawn on the 80’s, an Islamic revolution occurred in the country.  Suddenly, the Iranian people were under the rule of a strict, orthodox theocracy where clerical leaders shaped the culture and societal landscapes.  The bikinis turned to burqas nearly overnight.

Just this week, however, the seeds of revolution have sprouted again, as the religious regime stands accused of exploiting the people over which they rule.  These widespread demonstrations against the clergy have turned deadly today.

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