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Ahmadinejad: 'No One Goes To Prison For No Reason'

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Ahmadinejad: 'No One Goes To Prison For No Reason'

Ahmadinejad: 'No One Goes To Prison For No Reason'

Ahmadinejad: 'No One Goes To Prison For No Reason'

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Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad talks with Steve Inskeep about the country's disputed presidential elections in June. Following demonstrations, protesters were rounded up and put in prison. Ahmadinejad says no one is in jail for opposing his re-election. He says security forces who tortured prisoners "may lose their jobs."