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07-18-2009, 09:05 PM
Police tear-gas Iran protesters during prayer
Even under attack, brave Iranians march chanting,"Freedom!" How long before that's us?

TEHRAN, Iran - Tens of thousands of government opponents packed Iran's main Islamic prayer service Friday, chanting "freedom, freedom" and other slogans as their top clerical backer Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani delivered a sermon bluntly criticizing the country's leadership over the crackdown on election protests. Outside, police and pro-government Basiji militiamen fired tear gas and charged thousands of protesters who chanted "death to