Updates from Tehran, 5:20pm-5:40pm

February 14, 2011 at 11:01 am Leave a comment

5:44pm – Mobile reception and text message services have been cut off around Enghelab Square.

5:36pm – Plainclothes agents have been detaining demonstrators. HRANA has thus far reported the arrest of 10 demonstrators.

5:33pm – Amongst the slogans that could be heard in the streets of Tehran, demonstrators chant, “Don’t be afraid, don’t be afraid, Egypt was also like this.”

5:28pm – Anti-riot forces clash with demonstrators in North Eskandari Street. According to eyewitnesses, anti-riot forces are attempting to disperse the crowed by tear gas and there is a heavy presence of plainclothes agents.

5:21pm – Eyewitness reports: around 5,000 people were present at Jamal Azad Street. Initially it was quite, but after anti-riot forces attacked to disperse the crowd, people began chanting “Death to Dictator”. Anti-riot forces have resorted to violence but they did not detain anyone.


۲۵ بهمن، لحظه به لحظه: درگیری پلیس و معترضان در نقاط مختلف تهران | Radio Zamaneh


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