September 13, 2008

NOT BAD PEOPLE, BAD LEADERS:

Tehran - A tale of two cities? (BBC, 9/13/08)

The political mood in the bustling bazaars of the Iranian capital may be changing.

Iran's conservative non-reformist President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad faces re-election next year - and many of the country's senior figures are despairing of his record in power and looking for other potential candidates.

For Radio 4's From Our Own Correspondent, Hugh Sykes went to Tehran to gauge the feeling on the streets.

In the city's crowded bread shops and vegetable markets, he found many people wanting change:

Posted by Orrin Judd at September 13, 2008 7:17 AM
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