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Iran poll protests trial begins

The trial has begun in Iran of 100 people arrested for their alleged involvement in post-election violence.

The charges included rioting, vandalism, "acting against national security", and conspiring against the ruling system.

The defendants include leading members of the opposition reform movement and a former vice-president.

Dominic Kane reports.


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