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PROTEST AGAINST IRAN’S ‘SHAM’ ELECTION

ImageBy Chris Moncrieff, PA

Supporters of the National Council of Resistance of Iran held a rally outside Downing Street today to protest against the "sham" presidential elections in Iran. A letter was delivered to No 10 calling on the British Government to adopt a firm policy towards the mullahs’ "dictatorship" and to abandon a policy of appeasement towards the ruling clique in Iran.

Andrew McKinlay, Labour MP for Thurrock, who took part in the rally, said:
"The sooner we give our support to the Iranian resistance, the better it is for justice and also it is in the best interest of the United Kingdom."

A spokesman for the Council said: "These are sham elections, in which during the first round less than 10% of the population took part. The Iranian people boycotted this election in huge numbers."
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