Irans' New Revolutionaries By Babak Sarfaraz
If there is one iconic image that has emerged from the extraordinary recent events, it is that of the masked young men and women who have appeared at all the major flashpoints. The Green Wave--the name chosen by Moussavi for his movement--is a multigenerational, multiethnic and multiclass phenomenon, though with a strong urban, middle-class accent. It is also composed of men and women in roughly equal numbers.
Supporters of Mousavi, as they listen to his speech at a demonstration in Tehran on Thursday June, 18, 2009.