Iran Links


Protesters and police clash in front of the Iranian Parliament at Baharestan Square (pictures).

“They started beating everyone […] and throwing them off the bridge […] they beat a woman so savagely that she was drenched in blood…” an eyewitness account of today’s brutal violence.

Obama condemns Iran’s crackdown on dissidents.

Fighting back (videos showing conflict in the streets of Iran).

Andrew Sullivan, Live-Tweeting the Revolution: Day 12.

Iran football players banned for life for wearing green wristbands?

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