After a disputed election, the offices of two reformist candidates, Mir Hossein Moussavi and Mehdi Karroubi were seized and locked by intelligence and security forces. As the government controlled Interior Ministry is declaring Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as victor, the security apparatus loyal to him have taken to the streets in an overwhelming show of force.
According to unconfirmed reports, Mir Hossein Moussavi may have been detained by intelligence agents as he traveled to the Supreme Leader's residence to meet with him.
The the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran claims to have very reliable sources reporting this, and while I don't know much about the group, they seem legitimate at first glance and they would be foolish to put out something like that if they didn't think it might be accurate.
There is a lot of tension right now in Iran, and everyone is expecting the possibility of riots Saturday. Mousavi was scheduled to speak Saturday morning, buuuut...
Nothing else seems to be coming in to confirm the report, and it's getting late over here. I also can't find any red-flags yet regarding the NGO reporting the possibility that Mousavi may have been detained(by intelligence agents, perhaps). Mark my words, we could very well be watching the beginning of a new Iran. Or seeing the real face of a theocracy.
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