Defeated Iranian presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi has called
for continued protests against the results of Iran's disputed
In a statement Saturday on his official
Web site (Kaleme.com), Mr. Mousavi urged supporters to take the "green
path" they have followed in recent months by holding small and large
gatherings. He also renewed allegations of fraud related to the
Green was the color of Mr. Mousavi's election campaign
and was often used during the large opposition protests that followed
Iran's presidential election in June.
Mr. Mousavi's call comes
two days after Iran's parliament approved 18 nominees put forward by
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for his 21-member Cabinet.
Ahmadinejad was re-elected in a controversial vote that saw Mr. Mousavi
finish second. Government opponents say the election was fraudulent,
and when the results were announced it set off days of street
Thousands of Iranians have been arrested and continue to be detained for protesting the outcome of the election.
Some information for this report was provided by AFP and Reuters.