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Iranian Dissidents Say Rafsanjani Legacy Defined by Sinister Acts

Critics of the late Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani are painting a dark picture of the man who helped found the Islamic Republic, in contrast to depictions of him as a pragmatist in some obituaries. Iranian state media say Rafsanjani was taken to a Tehran hospital on Sunday, suffering from a heart attack, and died later that day. He was 82. State television interrupted programming to announce his death, saying it came "after a life full of restless efforts in the path of...

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