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'How Do I Celebrate The New Year Without You, Neda?'

This video shows the mother of Neda Agha Soltan crying at her daughter's grave on March 18.

"How do I celebrate the new year without you, dear Neda?” she asks.

Neda is the young woman whose graphic death, captured on video, became an icon of the Green opposition movement.

A shadow has been cast on the Iranian new year -- marked on March 21 -- by the continuing postelection crisis in the country.

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Persian Letters is a blog that offers a window into Iranian politics and society. Written primarily by Golnaz Esfandiari, Persian Letters brings you under-reported stories, insight and analysis, as well as guest Iranian bloggers -- from clerics, anarchists, feminists, Basij members, to bus drivers.


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