Enduring America: Escalation? BBC Persian reports heavy presence of security forces making their way into Vali Asr Square and sounds of ambulance sirens.
Teheran Bureau: BBC Persian is confirming that tear gas was fired on protesters in Valiasr Square.
Dissected News: CNN’s Mitra Mobasherat is reporting that security forces on motorcycles have begun beating people on the sidewalks of Vali Asr Street. CNN’s Reza Sayah is reporting that at 4 PM local time about 15 people were beaten by security forces at Revolution Square (Enghelab Square).