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Five Must-Watch Videos From Iran

The real tech game-changer in Iran wasn't Twitter, or other social media, but the cell-phone camera.

Iran's opposition Green movement continues to get its message out by posting protest footage on YouTube and other video-sharing and social-networking sites.

Here are five videos from this week's country-wide protests that show that the opposition movement is still very much alive:

1. Female students at a Tehran high school voice their support for the protesting students. 

2. Students at Tehran's Amir Kabir university wave money at members of the Basij militia entering the campus. Basij members receive a salary for their services.

3. Basij on motorbikes
beat protesters in Tehran.

4. Around Tehran University, protesters chant "death to Khamenei." Anti-Khamenei chants have evolved since the June protests. The chants are now more widespread and explicitly mention the supreme leader's name, instead of simply mentioning "the dictator."

5. At a protest in Tehran, people surround and thank the daughter of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who has criticized the conduct of the June elections.

-- Mazyar Mokfi

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by: Irani
December 10, 2009 04:34
I'm a fan of neither one but it's rather hard to tell whether the last video shows Rafsanjani's daughter or Zahra Rahnavard, Mousavi's wife.

by: Kiumars from: Iran
December 10, 2009 12:36
These videos actually show how tolerant the Iranian authorities are; if such demonstrations were held during the shah’s time every single one would had been arrested and tortured.
I saw a video recently about an American student of University of Florida (Andrew Meyer) that was Tasered and arrested after accusing Senator John Kerry of corruption and telling lies!


by: True Sons of IRAN from: Planet Earth
December 11, 2009 02:43
Kiumars from Iran, ( U better change your name to Kamal instead!)

You are either an Islamic Republic agent on line or in need of serious head exam or both !

Islam and Islamic Republic is finished in Iran, get it? It will be destroyed forever in Iran and for true Iranians. Mark my words on this December 10,2009!

Tolerance and Islam are the opposite of each other. Iran's true identity is in exact opposite of Islam as well. (Thank God)

Run to Syria and or Gaza while you still have time, cause we are coming to destroy you and all Evil Islamic invadors/ collaborators occupying our Mother Land, IRAN.

Iran and True Iranians will be victorious against EVIL.

by: Paymon from: Global
December 11, 2009 07:13
This morally bankrupt regime has reached it's last days.
At least the shah knew when the people didn't want him anymore and he left without more bloodshed. The revolution could've been much more bloody. Khamenei and his thugs are not human.
They rape male and female students in jail and call themselves religous. There is a seat in hell waiting for all the Basij, IRGC, and Supreme idiot.
Long live the proud persian people.

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