Police used teargas and batons to disperse large anti-government protests in Tehran today. The demonstrations, staged by pro-Green movement activists on the streets of Tehran, coincided with pro-government rallies marking the 30th anniversary of the takeover of US embassy in Tehran.
The anti-government protestors were chanting “Death to Dictator” and other Green slogans. There are reports of injuries in Tehran. Anti-government protests are also underway in Shiraz, Ahvaz and other major cities in the country.