Skip to comments.City in Control of the Military (Tehran for Ahmadinejadís inauguration ceremony)
Posted on 08/07/2009 8:09:58 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
While Mahmoud Ahmadinejads inauguration ceremony was taking place inside the Majlis, people in Tehran were shouting in streets surrounding Baharestan Square where Majlis building is located dwarf, come out and death to dictator, in their 53rd day of protests against the election coup.
Simultaneous with the inauguration ceremony in the Majlis building, and while Baharestan Street was in complete control of the military, clashes took place between the public and security forces in surrounding streets and other parts of the capital. Security and Basiji forces had occupied the Baharestan Square and surrounding streets from 7 am. Nevertheless, for several hours after security forces continued to be deployed from garrisons and other military locations on buses, vans and Toyota Land Cruisers.
Four kinds of forces were present: regular police, riot police dressed in special gear, Basijis in military clothes and plain-clothed militiamen.
(Excerpt) Read more at irannewsdigest.com ...
Also what the demonstrators continued to say.
Obama might look to silence us the same way.
Not in Texas. Does not work here.
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