December 21, 2009 2:41 PM

Top dissident cleric's death poses a challenge to Iran's rulers

The death of Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri, for 20 years a fearless critic of the Islamic regime he helped to create, will be a blow to Iran's opposition "Green Movement," by silencing a supporting voice from one of the highest-ranking theologians in the Shiite Muslim world.

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