If like me, you’ve been following the election eruptions in Iran today. Just wanted to post a link from the latest updates as of 2:52 am. Pray for the people in Iran please: and brothers and sisters, don’t forget the Church within its boarders…if you are a believer, you have ‘family’ there.
The link below is to a guy who is ‘live blogging’:
(left: A injured supporter of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi covers his face during riots in Tehran.)
2:26 AM ET — “U.S. rejects victory claim from Ahmadinejad.” The Associated Press offers a late-night lede: The U.S. on Saturday refused to accept hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s claim of a landslide re-election victory in Iran and said it was looking into allegations of election fraud. […]
2:33 AM ET — A plan to depose Supreme Leader Khamenei? Trita Parsi, one of the most insightful voices discussing the events in Iran on U.S. news networks, sends over his latest thoughts: Clearly, the anti-Ahmadinejad camp has been taken by surprise and is scrambling for a plan. Increasingly, given their failure to get Khamenei to intervene, their only option seems to be to directly challenge — or threaten to challenge — the supreme leader.
Here’s where the powerful chairman of the Assembly of Experts, Mousavi supporter Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, comes in. Only this assembly has the formal authority to call for Khamenei’s dismissal, and it is now widely assumed that Rafsanjani is quietly assessing whether he has the votes to do so or not. It may be that the first steps toward challenging Khamenei have already been taken.
2:52 AM ET — The National Iranian American Council notes a message from an Iranian to the United States: “Help us.”
Many videos and more live blogging HERE