Riot police break up Tehran memorial

 

 

Riot police break up Tehran memorial – ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation

.As many as 2,000 people gathered at Tehran’s main cemetery to remember those killed in the wave of protests since last month’s election….The memorial marked the 40th day since the death of a young woman, Neda Agha Soltan, whose death at a post-election protest shocked the world after footage of her final moments was put on the internet. 

Opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi tried to approach the cemetery, but was turned back by riot police. According to reports, many people were injured during the protests when riot police used weapons and tear gas on the mourners at the cemetery.

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