Thursday, July 30, 2009

Protests in memorial park (Behesht Zahra) in Iran


Today Iranian protesters wanted to honor many who killed during protests and in detention after protests in memorial park in Tehran known as Behesht-e-Zahra should cut it short due to armed forces interference. Also people wanted to mark 40th day of death of Neda Agha Soltan a young lady that killed during a protest by Basij militia.



Police dispersed and arrested many so far.

Reuters reports: "Police forced Mousavi to return to his car and leave the cemetery. Police also are warning mourners to leave the place or face the consequences." Bamdadkhabar reports (Persian language): "Police stopped Karroubi's car to enter to the cemetery and some people around Karroubi got beaten by police."

Another video from cemetery:



People chant "Mir Hussein" followed by numerous police forces:



This video shot by cell phone camera gives you an idea of today slogans in cemetery. Also in this video people heading back from cemetery in the subway line (Metro) chanting differently, against what Russia and China that support dictatorship Islamic Iran.

And here people first chant "say death to China" as a symbol of a dictatorship country that helps Islamic dictatorship in Iran:



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