Facebook ban lifted: "the only place where we can talk about politics"
The Observers / Omid Habibinia

Since last month the Iranian Facebook community has been divided into two main groups. It started when supporters of reformist leader Mirhossein Mousavi coloured their profile pictures green in support for him. In response, those supporting a boycott of the election coloured theirs blue. The reformists blame the boycotters for Ahmadinejad's victory in the last election (around 41% of people refused to participate in the second round); while the boycotters detest the reformists because they say that by voting for anybody, you are supporting the Islamic Republic. The movement ended in many online friends being removed from lists.

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