From the tweetdeck, tweeting the revolution. Unconfirmed reportage from the street, as the leftists and their media handmaidens in America hold their noses and pray this goes away. President Pantywaist: come out, come out, wherever you are. Ugh.
UPDATE: 6:54 PM Iran Press News
- FB friend says: Iran source: there is a
military tank in Azadi Square.
confirmed this report. end quote
What is notable
about Shiraz is that the security forces have sometimes lashed out randomly at
people who might only look like protesters.
listserv: I received communication from Shiraz that there have been clashes in
different parts of the city.
FB source sums up Mousavi’s open
letter to the people of Iran. http://bit.ly/Fjlr7
many thanks to
midphase for taking such good care of us and our site.
Call from Iran
reports severe skin burns due to the unknown liquid dropped from helicopters.
RT omid007 reports
arrest of journalist Jila Bani Yaghoub
reporting more journalists arrested in iran.
Omid007: Haft Hooz
SQ. is on fire, Protesters are so angry and try to push back Bassij with Coctel
Fatemiyeh Hospital Tehran: 30-40 dead as of 11pm; 200 injured. Police taking
names of incoming injured. #iranelection
Omid07 says Basij
base burned by protesters at Navab St. (South Tehran)
Security Forces attacked Khomeini Hospital to arrest injured protesters, it is
said at least 30 injured are there…
according to same
private listserv source, “People from all around Tehran are gathering to march
into the city later at night.”
amounts of guns for more than 500 basijies whom had been sent there several
hours earlier to confront the demonstrators.
British embassy is now accepting injured Iranians: 198 Ferdowsi Avenue,
WE CAN’T STRESS THIS ENOUGH, MULTIPLE SOURCES CONFIRM: BASIJ ARE AT
HOSPITALS. GO TO EMBASSIES
Memo to Obama: Dude, you really think Khamenei gives a rip about “respect of the international community?”
The vids I’m seeing will probably haunt me forever. And I’m not even there.
Check out Reza Pahlavi’s (son of late Shah of Iran) website: He believe in a democratic & secular Iran. http://twurl.nl/vpeedn
Daily Kos attacks Conservatives for their hatred of Ahmadinejad… http://twurl.nl/vey07y (Yes I hate Islamic fanatics. It’s moral to do so)
State Dept. doesn’t think this is a revolution yet. Hasn’t met the quota on women shot in the heart by snipers.
GovSarahPalin W/deadly Iranian protests be thankful 4 & support U.S. Mil defending OUR democracy/freedom. God protect the innocent
‘Marg bar Khamenei’ rings out all over Tehran and rest of Iran. Something big is happening.
Netherlands Embassy accepts injured:
would be saddened if all of this energy were for naught I hope it becomes far more than just
CNN: Iranian-American protester in LA says no diff b/n Ahmadi and Mousavi; revolution needed
The vid of young woman shot in #IranElection protest was taken down. Someone has reposted it. http://bit.ly/5oXrG
WARNING Tweets re maps to embassies-some graficaly porno!!!BEWARE
Students shot in front of camera http://bit.ly/sFw0A
“I am prepared For martyrdom, go on strike if I am arrested”
Land lines down now. I think fon off hook worked. Than you everyone. #iranelection.
IranUpdates: From Iran- my motherland is fire and blood, my brother’s and sister’s are dead in the streets
WE CAN’T STRESS THIS ENOUGH, MULTIPLE SOURCES CONFIRM: BASIJ ARE AT HOSPITALS. GO TO EMBASSIES
Hospital Tehran: 30-40 dead as of 11pm; 200 injured. Police taking names of incoming injured.
PLEASE, THIS CAN SAVE LIVES. RT: First Aid info in Farsi & Eng http://gr88.tumblr.com/
WE CAN’T STRESS THIS ENOUGH, MULTIPLE SOURCES CONFIRM: BASIJ ARE AT HOSPITALS. GO TO EMBASSIES.
TehranBureau Fatemiyeh Hospital Tehran: 30-40 dead as of 11pm; 200 injured. Police taking names of incoming injured.
please tell the PM to open our embassy in Tehran or explain Canada’s shameful reasons for turning away wounded
drbeckloff: RT @Misha1234 RT @oxfordgirl:Frmr Ahmadinejad supportrs askin where is the president as we face our worst crisis in 30 years?
Canada’s embassies are currently closed. Spoke to FOA in Ott. You can emailcomplaint: firstname.lastname@example.org
Be brave IRAN! They can’t stop your spirit!
Atlantic had these tweets:
Deeply concerned on what will happen in the coming hours..
My heart is pounding fast as I’m hearing about dead ppl lying on streets in Tehran
Will chemical warfare B next by the gvmt to kill ppl? Seems they’re doing anything 2 stop ppl
Bassij opened gunfire on people near Sadeghieh, West of Tehran.
hospital source – Tehran hospitals report hundreds of casualtys –
Unconfirmed – The Army will not follow orders to kill the people
European embassies reportedly open doors for injured, tell families to take them there.
People of Iran – be ready to take people from the streets tonight and give protection
Tehran is burning with the blood of our Martyrs – The streets are full of dead –
from a source in tehran: As of an hour or 2 ago, I feel like I’m in a police state for the first time.
It’s a delicate dance. Life continues to go on, but as of late this afternoon Basij are everywhere.
3:31 PM ET — “I was in the middle of a war.” Another email
from a contact in Iran:
You couldn’t imagin what I saw tonight, I walked down many
streets (Vali asr, keshavars, amir abad, Fatemi, Shademan, Satarkhan, Khosro),
and I was injured by tears gas, but the main thing : The big killer group,
called “Basij”, weared our special military service group -“Sepah”- dresses and
they were all armed , I saw by myself one of them had only around 15 years
old!!!! and he had the shot order! I saw a girl injured by gon shot (in Amir
abad St.)! and there weren’t enough ambulances . I walked through Shademan St.
they start shooting , a young boy in front of my eyes murdered , and 3 other
people were injured , there were also a big fight between people and Basij at
Tohid Sq. 7 people was murdered there, I walked from my company to my home , It
was taken 4 hours and I couldn’t be able to make a video , cause I was in the
middle of war!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
3:25 PM ET — Riot police target people with cell phone. A
brave Iranian photographer has been sending us photos (through an amazing
Iranian-American reader who has been helping us cover the situation since we
started). The photos are in the slideshow currently on the homepage.
The photographer also included this note:
I could not get through. the guards were hitting people really hard
to block their way. I got hit a few times, fortunately a few bruises but nothing
major. they were hitting the women as hard if it didn’t seem harder. they
smashed all mobiles and then smack the mobile owners with batons. they also
blocked all above ground routes out. the only way out was via the
This isn’t the first we’ve heard of the riot police and basiji targeting
people with cell phones and mobile devices. A contact from the National Iranian
American Council wrote this today:
Security and police have been confiscating cameras and arresting
those who are taking footage. I saw this young guy taking a video and 5 people
attacked him and throughout it all he help his hand up with a peace sign.- then
they arrested him. They have also handcuffed students to the Tehran University
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