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Live-Tweeting The Revolution: Day 5 (sit in inside Terhan U--chants of 'Death to dictator')
Atlantic Magazine ^ | 17 Jun 2009 05:06 pm | Andrew Sullivan

Posted on 06/17/2009 3:07:36 PM PDT by lewisglad

17 Jun 2009 05:06 pm

Live-Tweeting The Revolution: Day 5

[The following is from a single twitterer in Tehran, starting around 10.30 pm local time.]

Student activists told me they know that two students also were killed in Isfahan Sanaati [technical] university.12 minutes ago from web

Also Art University and Allameh dorms were attacked.13 minutes ago from web

Some died as they were being beaten.14 minutes ago from web

I talked to 2 students who were present during the attack [on the university dormitory], it was heart breaking.14 minutes ago from web

Also all press permits have been canceled; there is a Revolutionary Guard decree that journalists be barred from working.15 minutes ago from web

80 students were freed yesterday in front of Tehran University dormitory.17 minutes ago from web

50 professor resigneds yesterday and were asking for the body of killed students.19 minutes ago from web

They have been holding a sit-in in Tehran University starting yesterday and it is still going on.19 minutes ago from web

University professors have also sent a declaration condemning the attack on the students.20 minutes ago from web

Hundreds of thousands had come to the streets for Hafte Tir today.20 minutes ago from web

Mousavi has asked people to wear mourning clothers tomorrow all around Tehran.21 minutes ago from web

NOW: On the top roof people say : down with dicatator

Basij now moving with motorcycles in streets trying to scare people to stop chanting. it is not working anymore

2 e-sources: Robocalls phoning random ppl in #Iran intimidating them with ‘we know what u're up to, we know who u are, we know ur children’

Swiss embassy is the de facto American Embassy.

Mousavi has asked police ministry to prevent Basijis beating ppl

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iran; iranviolence2009; mousavi; studentmovement; twitter

1 posted on 06/17/2009 3:07:36 PM PDT by lewisglad
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To: lewisglad

Thanks Please continue for those of us that don’t treet.

2 posted on 06/17/2009 3:19:59 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Hey hey! Ho ho! Where's your Birth Certificate/ We've a right to know!)
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To: lewisglad

The students need to stop chanting and start blowing shiite up. Like that big oil refinery. Hitting the oil depots, bridges airports. Blacking out Qom. Setting up an Independent Free Iran in Eastern Iran.

Talk is cheap. Knock out the Tehran Airport and then the mullahs will listen to you.

3 posted on 06/17/2009 5:34:29 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: lewisglad

We could use one of those signs at tea parties....
4 posted on 06/17/2009 7:01:19 PM PDT by G8 Diplomat (I'm learning Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Pashtu, and Russian so someday you won't have to)
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