A disturbing video of the repression of protestors: http://www.bbc.co.uk/persian/iran/2009/06/090622_ag_ir88_vd_basij.shtml
Thousands of people defied bullets, batons and death and came out onto the streets shouting “Natarsid! Natarsid! Mah hameh bah ham hastim!” (Don’t be scared! Don’t be scared! We are all together!). June 20 saw the mass murder of demonstrators by security forces, it is unclear how many people are dead as estimates range from… Continue reading “Natarsid! Natarsid! Mah hameh bah ham hastim!” – Another day of defiance in Iran
Hands Off the People of Iran received this report from an activist in Tehran this evening. We have added some videos which have been spread across the internet. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sW3HVHGvgkE&hl=en&fs=1&color1=0x3a3a3a&color2=0x999999] Sayyid Ali Khamenei in his speech yesterday said: there has been no cheating in the elections and that people are not going to get their demands… Continue reading “We did not give blood to give up now” – Eye witness report of June 20 Repression
Across Iran security forces have attacked barbarically any gatherings and have fought running battles with youth and workers. The death count at this time is up to 40 people with hundreds of injured still streaming in to hospitals and medical centres. Even the injured are being rounded up and attacked in the Hospitals. Thousands of… Continue reading A Day of Blood and Fire in Iran
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cw9sIVeuIIo&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en&feature=player_embedded&fs=1] Shooting in Tehran moments ago from BBC Persian: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_kaZpOsYQ8&hl=en&fs=1&color1=0x5d1719&color2=0xcd311b]
Hands Off the People of Iran received this a couple of hours ago, it details some disturbing acts of violence committed by the security forces. The following statement is written by 4 of the Tehran university students who were arrested in Tehran university dormitory on Sunday night, when Basij, Sepah, and the anti rebellion guard… Continue reading Students beaten, tortured, raped and killed in Iran – Statement of surviving students arrested in Tehran University Dormitory
From the BBC Perisan website
Yassamine Mather, Hopi chair, looks at the social upheaval englufing Iran and the tasks of internationalists The election campaign of the four presidential candidates was largely ignored by the majority of the population until early June, when a series of televised debates triggered street demonstrations and public meetings. Ironically it was Mahmood Ahmadinejad’s fear of… Continue reading Mass protests in Iran: Death to the Islamic Republic! Victory to the Iranian people!