Photographs From Iran
As a Seattle photojournalist and former foreign based photographer for NY Newsday, I have been following the turmoil in the aftermath of the presidential election in Iran over the weekend and have found a source of some really great photojournalism on the blog of the Boston Globe “The Big Picture”. Go there and check out the entire post of 38 photos. It is at The Big Picture
A supporter of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi shouts slogans during riots in Tehran on June 13, 2009. Hardline incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was declared winner by a landslide in Iran’s hotly-disputed presidential vote, triggering riots by opposition supporters and furious complaints of cheating from his defeated rivals.
A riot-police officer strikes a man with a baton near Tehran University on June 14, 2009. Iran’s defeated presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi said on Sunday he has asked the powerful Guardians Council to cancel the result of the presidential poll, while urging his supporters to continue peaceful protests.
Backers of defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi are beaten by government security men during riots in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, June 14, 2009.
Defeated reformist presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi center, raises his arms as he appears at an opposition demonstration in Tehran on June 15, 2009, appearing in public for the first time since an election that has divided the nation.