Iran's tenth presidential election was held on 12 June 2009.
The Islamic Republic News Agency, Iran's official news agency, announced that with two-thirds of the votes counted, Ahmadinejad had won the election with 63% of the votes cast, and that Mir-Hossein Mousavi had received 33% of the votes cast. The European Union, United Kingdom and several western countries expressed concern over alleged irregularities during the vote, many analysts and journalists from the United States, Europe and other western based media voiced doubts about the authenticity of the results.
When the Iranian people protested the results mobile phone communications were interrupted in Tehran, and protestors were faced by violent basiji and iranian military forces.
Basiji's have shot and killed hundreds of peacefull protesting men women and children, & and violence continues.