Picture of the day: Hope in Iran

Hope in Iran

Thousands of Iranians took to the streets of Tehran, fighting running battles with riot police, after Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the conservative incumbent, was declared the winner of the polls. (Full)

Look at the strong symbolic values in this picture: The individual in a turbulent society. The green representing Islam. The victory but also peace symbol expressed by the fingers. And it is a hand of a woman, with soft yet powerful ribbons on the wrist as symbols of opposition.

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Picture courtesy The Daily Dish


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