Iranian protesters flash victory signs during a protest after Friday prayers at a university in Tehran on July 17, 2009 [Reuters]
This week, amid the fallout of tough US sanctions and growing political uncertainty, many Iranians are marking the 10th anniversary of the Green Movement. Ten years ago, mass protests erupted after suspicions arose that the general elections had been rigged in favour of the incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad. Reformist candidates Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karoubi rejected the results and their supporters took to the streets to express their anger at what they saw as the trampling of democratic procedures in Iran.
Today, 10 years later, many are wondering whether Iran is on the eve of another Green Movement or even a