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Iran: ‘My candidate is still in prison’

Iranian parliamentary national election would be held by Friday, 2 March, but it seems there is a widespread boycott at least among most of the online Iranian users. Mamad tweets [fa]: ‘Someone came to hand me a pamphlet for a candidate. I told him that I have voted for someone two years ago and he is still in prison’. This Tehran-based user is referring to a-year-long house arrest of Mirhossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karoubi, two reformist candidates of Iran 2009 presidential election which leads to protests.

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