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Iran: Today's Protests in Videos

Despite a government ban, Iranians demonstrated in several cities today, including Tehran (photo above), Shiraz, Isfahan, and Rasht. The Iranian opposition had sought permission to demonstrate in solidarity with the Egyptian and Tunisian people but the Islamic regime ignored the request.

According to media reports, news has been circulating online of clashes between protesters and security forces in Tehran, Iran's capital. According to these reports, thousands of demonstrators marched on Enghelab and Azadi streets (which connect, creating a straight path through the centre of the city), with a heavy presence in Enghelab Square and Vali-Asr Street.

Videos of today's events have begun to appear online.

The sky is no limit

A protester hoisted a picture of martyrs of the Green Movement on a crane in Tehran. Security forces brought him down quickly, but his act of bravery will be shared via citizen media for long.

And clashes in Tehran

In this video, protesters in Tehran are seen burning an image of Ayatollah Khomeini.

Down with the dictator is Isfahan

Demonstrations and clashes between protesters and police force have been reported in Isfahan.

Heavy military presence in Mashhad

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVdCAPe0qU0

9 comments

  • Amir

    Al Jazeera please help us and cover the new in Iran to all of the world…

  • Walaa'

    Salam, don’t you have internet in iran today? due to the demonstrations?

  • […] forces have each been battling to claim Saleh Jaleh as their martyr. He was killed by gunfire on February 14 when the opposition demonstrated in Tehran and several other […]

  • Iran today

    درگیری شدید مردم با نیروهای سرکوب گر در خیابان انقلاب ـ۳۴۳ کلیک
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    به نقل از فیس بوک علی جوانمردی: پلیس و بسیجیان سعی دارند تا با ایجاد سر و صدا و رعب وحشت مردم را پراکنده کنند. تظاهرکنندگان در تمام نقاط به شدت مقاومت می کنند. خیابان انقلاب نبرد شدیدی بین نیروهای لباس شخصی و مردم به راه افتاده است. جوانان خشمگین کمر آنها را شکسته اند و دلاورانه مبارزه می کنند و شعار سر می دهند ——- به نقل از بی ببی سی فارسی: 14:01یک شاهد عینی در میدان انقلاب تهران می گوید “ر میدان انقلاب مردم بهم رسیدن و جمعیت در حال افزایش است.”

  • Iran today

    Today Iran Goverment Kill person in protestas 20/Feb/2011

  • […] po luftojnë për të deklaruar Saleh Jaleh si martirin e tyre. Ai u vra nga të shtëna më 14 Shkurt gjatë protestave të opozitës në Teheran dhe në disa qytete […]

  • […] widespread protests in Iran on February 14, Iranian cyber-activists flooded the internet with videos, photos and tweets from the demonstrations. Meanwhile, a different interpretation of events exists. […]

  • […] hetsika maro nihanaka tany Iran tamin'ny 14 Febroary, nofenoin'ireo Iraniana mafàna fo an-tserasera taminà lahatsary ny aterineto, ary sary sy bitska avy eny amin'ny fihetsiketsehana. Mandritra izany fotoana izany, misy fomba […]

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