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“We will not give up”

After 11 days of relative calm, thousands hit the streets of Tehran

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Thousands of Iranian protesters flooded the streets of Tehran today in a blatant show of government disobedience. During the uprising, which came after 11 days of relative calm in the capital, protesters chanted “Down with the Dictator,” “God is Great,” and “Mouss-a-vi.” Police were out in full force in packs of 50, wielding batons and administering tear gas. And though the government disconnected cellphone messaging for the third straight day, they could not contain the thousands who turned out to protest last month’s election results. “Tell the world what is happening here,” said one 26-year-old student. “This is our revolution. We will not give up.”

New York Times

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