Enduring america bringt einen ausführlichen Augenzeugenbericht über die gestrigen Demonstrationen in Teheran.
Trying to stop the protestants from chanting “Down with the Dictator” and “Down with Russia”, the police were using speakers on their Toyotas to shout, “Down with USA”, “Death to Hypocrites”, and ” Death to Israel “. In return, protesters hooted and chanted, “Death to the Dictator and Russia” and ”Until Ahmadinejad is gone, every day is the same game”. […]
At Beheshti and Motahari Streets and Keshavarz Boulevard, people were shot by plastic bullets which were red-colored, spreading the ink as soon as they hit protestors. This tactic was to make people think that they were bleeding, spreading panic. […]
After the attack, people gathered in groups of 10 to 10 and cried out various slogans. Whenever one group was attacked, they spread out and formed other groups in different places. The protests were continuing as of 7:30 p.m. with people refusing to leave despite the widespread arrests and brutal attacks.
In Vali-e Asr Street, the crowd was endless. The police did not seem to be able to handle people. Heavy traffic moved towards Taleghani Street, and a large wave of people moved from Karimkhan and Hafez to Hafte Tir Square. Use of tear gas was reported; the people have captured and beat an anti-riot police official and started chanting, “Down with the Dictator” and “Khamenei is a Killer, his leadership is a void. […]
Based on the latest reports from Tehran (midnight local time), the military and the anti- riot forcesare in the main squares and streets.The sound of ALLAHU AKBAR can be heard from parts of the city and around the University of Tehran and Vali-e Asr and Vanak Squares. People are chanting slogans here and there.