Inside Tehran

On the anniversary of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, the Wall Street Journal profiles five Iranians and their disparate views on the upcoming presidential election in their country.

All under 36 (more than 70 percent of Iran's 70 million people are), each faces a crossroads. To quote the article, "President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's hard-line regime has put pressure on young people, particularly student activists, and cracked down on signs of rebellion from clothing to social activism. The price of oil, Iran's economic mainstay, has plummeted. Inflation and unemployment are high."

Click here to read about Alma Bahmanpour, 23, a student; Mostafa Sodoghi, 36, a cleric; Shadi Sadr, 35, a human rights lawyer; and Mahdi Moradani, 22, a shopkeeper; and Mohammad Vojdani, 23, a student.

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