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Fresh Iran protests despite crackdown warning

Posted By admin On June 23, 2009 @ 3:43 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Euronews [1]
Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Protests in Iran are continuing, despite authorities’ warnings that resistance will be crushed.

Ten days after the Islamic Republic’s disputed presidential poll, riot police broke up the latest opposition rally in the capital. Eyewitnesses said batons and tear gas were used to disperse the crowd.

With images of bloodshed sending shockwaves across the world, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged an immediate halt to the use of force against civilians.


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But, in a statement, Iran’s hardline Revolutionary Guards signalled a crackdown on any fresh unrest.
And amid heightened tension with Tehran, which has accused Western powers of supporting the protests, Britain said it was withdrawing the families of embassy staff in Iran.

The exiled Iranian opposition evoked the case of a young woman shown dying, in a video posted on the Internet.

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[3] Iran aiding Syria crackdown on protests: report: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-aiding-syria-crackdown-on-protests-report.html

[4] Report: Iran pulls elite army unit from Syria in wake of Tehran protests: http://www.prisonplanet.com/report-iran-pulls-elite-army-unit-from-syria-in-wake-of-tehran-protests.html

[5] Bahrain Moves Troops Into The Capitol For A New Crackdown On Protests: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bahrain-moves-troops-into-the-capitol-for-a-new-crackdown-on-protests.html

[6] Ahmadinejad blames US, Israel for Iran protests: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ahmadinejad-blames-us-israel-for-iran-protests.html

[7] Fresh protest under way in Tehran: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fresh-protest-under-way-in-tehran.html

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