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NYC goes green to welcome Ahmadinejad
New York City is lighting up with the color green to protest the visit of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 01:25 PM
There's an effort being driven on Twitter right now to turn New York City green.
But not the kind of green we usually talk about around here; they literally want the city to be green.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is visiting New York City for the U.N. General Assembly and is making a big speech there today. Iranian activists campaigned to have the Empire State Building light up green
to protest his speech -- green is the color of Mr. Ahmadinejad's opposition and the recent protests
that broke out around disputed election results. In addition to the Empire State Building, protesters will form a mile long green banner across the Brooklyn Bridge and are asking that homes and businesses light their windows with green lights.
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