And it came about after the efforts of perhaps hundreds of thousand activists and resistance of millions of citizens over a period of four years forced a small group seeking absolute rule, to count the people’s votes and recognize their power. V
People through their choice showed that they do not like the domestic and foreign policies since 2005. Those policies have led to sanctions, creating a critical situation not even seen during the dark days of the 1980s Iran-Iraq War.
By voting for Rouhani, Iranians showed that they want to improve Iran’s position and stature not just at home but also at the international level.
Please visit this page for photos of the people’s celebrations:
In Solidarity with “Mir Hossein” (Mousavi) outside of the Academy of Arts, June 15th 2013https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMsLlU3AftA
Tens of thousands of Iranians are celebrating their next president – Hassan Rouhani. The moderate cleric who is backed by reformists, overwhelmingly beat his hardline rivals – securing just over 50 percent of the vote and so avoiding the need for a run-off. Al Jazeera’s Soraya Lennie reports from Tehran. https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=2DUkkKT717I