CRACKDOWN IN BAHARESTAN SQUARE!… 3 People Shot– Police Will Not Allow Protesters to Assist Them …Update: 1 Woman Dead …Update: Several Dead
CRACKDOWN IN TEHRAN–
A wounded woman is treated at Baharestan Square in Tehran. (Al-Arabiya)
VIDEO—– POLICE BEATING PROTESTERS INCLUDING WOMEN:
This video was posted on YouTube today.
Saeed Valadbaygiat is liveblogging the protests from Baharestan Square in Tehran at Revolutionary Road .
This is an amazing report!
>In Baharestan Square the Police are shooting. A girl is shot and the police are not allowing to let the people help them.
>Cell network down in Baharestan & nearby area
>Conflict still in Baharestan Sq they even people who talk with their cellphone
>The girl who was shot was taken to a private clinic, not known yet of her well being…alive or not?
>People gathered in Baharestan but police & plain cloths don’t let the core of the rally to form
>All shops and Passages are closed at Baharestan SQ, Gunshot being heard from Jomhori St
> Gunshot being heard at Baharestan Square.
>About 5,000 Protesters gatherd at Sadeghieh Sq, Bassij and Hezbollah attcking them
>Hezbollah Attcked to some people trying to gather at Tajrish Square
>Army Helycopters flying over Enghelab Sq. Army Vans moving toward Azadi St with heavy Machine Guns.
>Hezbollah Attcked to some people trying to gather at Tajrish Sq.
>Protesters gatherd at Sepah Sq
>More than 3 people have been shot in Baharestan’s conflict, The shooting is still continues and conflicts increasing!!!!
Protesters carry an injured man in a recent protest in Tehran. (Iran Press News)
Andrew Sullivan posted this tweet on the crackdown:
“I see many ppl with broken arms/legs/heads – blood everywhere – pepper gas like war… ppl run into alleys and militia standing there waiting – from 2 sides they attack ppl in middle of alleys…
saw 7/8 militia beating one woman with baton on ground – she had no defense nothing -… so many ppl arrested – young & old – they take ppl away” just in from Baharestan Sq – situation today is terrible – they beat the ppls like animals Ppl gathered in Baharestan but police & plain cloths don’t let the core of the rally to form.
The Tehran Bureau is also updating from Baharestan.
More… Reliable source: The people run into alleys and militia standing there waiting – from 2 sides they attack the people in middle of alleys #Iranelection
UPDATE: The barbeque is still on.
UPDATE: Witnesses tell CNN– “This is a massacre.”
UPDATE: A female protester chucks stones at the regime police- Video.
UPDATE: Another dead protester— Video.
UPDATE: Several are dead at Baharestan Square.
UPDATE: From Revolutionary Road— The military plain clothes have entered the crowd with high speed on bikes, they are beating people with cable and batons, almost everyone in the crowd is injured, there is blood everywhere!
UPDATE: CNN: Source says “500 thugs” with clubs came out of a mosque and attacked people at a square in Tehran.
UPDATE: Related… ILNA reports: Islamic Parliament (Majles) Leaders Ali Larijani, Mohammad Bahonar, Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel & Ahmad Tavakoli refused to attend Ahmadinejad’s “Thank-you-for-helping-me-get-reelected party” held at the Presidential offices. In fact it seems that very few members of the Majles attended.
UPDATE: In new footage aired on Sky News, protesters in central Tehran shout “Die, die dictator”. It is unclear if it was taped today.
UPDATE: Unconfimed from Revolutionary Road— In Baharestan we saw militia with axe choping people like meat – blood everywhere – like butcher.
UPDATE: British, Netherlands, Norwegian, Belgian, Mexican, Portuguese Embassy in Tehran accepting wounded.
UPDATE: American Power has more video from today.