My cousin in Iran called my uncle often in the early days of mass protests and police crackdowns. Those moments full of hushed tones and furrowed brows would snap us back to the reality of the situation.
Like many Iranians, writer Habib Ahmadzadeh is deeply skeptical of opposition claims that the Presidential election on June 12 was "stolen," and has demanded that the opposition provide specific evidence of its claims.
Two Ph.D. candidates performed a mathematical experiment, looking at "digit frequencies" in the vote counts to come up with a statistical probability that the election was fair. The probability came out to .005.