A rural view of Iran’s politics

Countryside remains calm a world away from post-election tensions in big cities.

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Iranians are still paying the price of violence that followed last year’s disputed presidential election.

Many protesters remain in custody and some are facing execution. 

Tensions still simmer throughout the big cities, but life is calmer in rural areas, where President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who was declared re-elected after the contentious vote, has traditionally enjoyed a lot of support.

Nazanine Moshiri has more.

Source: Al Jazeera