No Rally Reported

Despite the tweets below, so far there's no sign of the rally hoped for yesterday. It may be that the violence - and the ability of the junta to prevent any large crowds gathering - has prevented it from happening. The frequency of tweets has also decreased as the junta slowly strangles the ability of Iranians to communicate with one another. But Mousavi seems unbowed. From Robert Tait:

At the meeting he also openly criticised the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, for siding with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the controversy over this month's disputed election.

"The recent pressure on me is aimed at making me withdraw from my stance of annulling election," Mousavi was quoted as saying on his website, Kalemeh.

"Given the current situation, the government will face a crisis of political legitimacy."

Referring to Khamenei, he said: "The supreme leader's support for the government in normal conditions would be useful, but the impression of his identification with the president is not for the benefit of the country."