Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Police and Basij Savagely Attack Protestors Outside Parliament

The police and Basij has amassed a large force at Baharestan Square outside Iran's Parliament (Majlis) to break a large opposition rally. Eyewitnesses sending out reports via Twitter and a CNN correspondent near the scene report shooting in the square. Basij Force is savagely attacking people in the square and those inside buses trying to get to Baharestan by batons. A number of protestors are critically injured.

Armed uniformed police and Basij rae guarding other main squares in Tehran as well. The city is under an undeclared martial law.

CNN: Security forces firing weapons beat protesters in Tehran; witness on CNN TV says they beat people like "animals."

Twitter: “They pull away the dead into trucks - like factory - no human can do this - we beg Allah for save us.”

Twitter: “Lalezar Sq is same as Baharestan - unbelevable - ppls murdered everywhere.”

UPDATE: Eyewitness reports describe the scene at Baharestan as “massacre.” Basij is beating people to death.

1 comment:

catherine Berryhill said...

Shooting them down like dogs. Jesus has promised me that He "will do something, just wait". He grieves so I do too. We had better not allow Gov. too much power in America. We might come under attack....Good day!