Yesterday, in response to the execution of five political prisoners over the weekend, protests broke out at Shahid Beheshti University against an appearance by Ahmadi:

[T]he Iranian government executed five Kurdish Iranians timed to intimidate and frighten people away from anticipated anti-government rallies on the anniversary of the disputed June 12, 2009 presidential election that gave Mahmoud Ahmadinejad another term in office. The political situation in Iran–while on the surface appearing to be relatively stable after a year of instability, political intrigue, anti-government protests, and brutal crackdowns–is building tension.

Mousavi condemned the executions. Meanwhile the Leveretts continue to throw cold water on the Green Movement.

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