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Protests Won't End Soon, Says Iranian-American In Tehran

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Protests Won't End Soon, Says Iranian-American In Tehran

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Protests Won't End Soon, Says Iranian-American In Tehran

Will the protesters in Iran give up?

"I really don't see a sense that people are tiring," an Iranian-American reached by telephone in Tehran told All Things Considered's Robert Siegel this afternoon. He predicts more protests by those who challenge the legitimacy of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's official victory in last Friday's presidential election:

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The man, who is not being identified out of concern for his safety, also said that Tehran this week has been "two cites" — one marked by mostly peaceful demonstrations in the day, and violence at night as militia who support the government go after those considered they believe are behind the protests:

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