Iran: July 11, 2002

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  The conservatives have tried to control the media, and have been failing. The Internet, radio and satellite television broadcasts in Farsi (the Iranian language) have made more people in Iran aware of attacks by religious conservatives on moderates throughout the nation. This has led to increased demonstrations. Attempts to negotiate with religious conservatives for more political freedom have failed and more young Iranians are willing to use violence to eliminate the religious conservatives veto over popular decisions by