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[Updated w report of police brutality – photo] Video: Iranian Riot Police on Motorcycles Ram Straight Through Protesters

June 14, 2009

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Update:

The situation in Iran has turned into a brutal crackdown on Mousavi supporters. Oppression becoming more fierce.

Robert Fisk: Iran erupts as voters back ‘the Democrator’ – The Independent UK

First the cop screamed abuse at Mir Hossein Mousavi’s supporter, a white-shirted youth with a straggling beard and unkempt hair. Then he smashed his baton into the young man’s face. Then he kicked him viciously in the testicles. It was the same all the way down to Vali Asr Square. Riot police in black rubber body armour and black helmets and black riot sticks, most on foot but followed by a flying column of security men, all on brand new, bright red Honda motorcycles, tearing into the shrieking youths – hundreds of them, running for their lives.[…]

Previously:
[Update XI: Iran closes Al Arabiya’s offices in Tehran] Iran Erupts: Sham Election Ignites Heated Protests
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2 Comments
  1. August 16, 2009 1:27 pm

    should have knocked them off their bikes!

  2. Sibylle permalink
    September 9, 2010 12:48 am

    It’s so horrible !
    I don’t understand this violence…

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