Iran's Hard-Liners Crack Down On Reformists

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TEHRAN -- As the race for Iran's presidential election heats up, hard-liners are cracking down on activists who have supported reformist candidates in the past.

It is not clear who will run against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the June election, but Mohammad Khatami, the reformist former president, has hinted that he may enter the race. Mehdi Karroubi, a former speaker of Parliament and a reformer, has said he will run.

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