June 13, 2009 10:21 AM

Police in Iran beat protesters after huge Ahmadinejad win

In the worst political violence in a decade, baton-wielding riot police waded into crowds of young protesters unhappy with the official result of Iran's presidential election on Saturday, which gave President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a 2-1 margin over challenger Mir Hossein Mousavi. Mousavi called the election a fraud but the result is unlikely to be overturned.

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