Source: Radio Zamaneh
Mir Hossein Mousavi, The Green Warrior!
On December 7, while Iranians once more took to
the street to protests against the Ahmadinejad government, the opposition leader
Mir Hossein Mousavi, chief opponent of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, confronted the 30 to
40 bikers in plain clothes who were chanting slogans against him in front of his
Kalameh website reports that the plain clothes forces were trying to impede his exit form the building but he approached them and urged them to "complete the mission" they had been sent to accomplish. According to Kalameh, Mir Hossein Mousavi addressed them saying: "You have a mission, then do it. Kill me, hit me, threaten me!"
Reportedly the bikers were affected by Mousavi's declarations and were silenced. A Kalameh reporter maintains that he was told they were charged with stopping the opposition leader from coming and going.
Kalameh reports that Mousavi's bodyguards then took him back into the building.
On November 4, the last time protesters took to the streets again, Mir Hossein Mousavi was also impeded from exiting his office building by the plain clothes forces.
Yesterday, Zahra Rahnavard, Mir Hossein Mousavi's wife was also assaulted in Tehran University. Basij women confronted her on the university campus and later attacked her on he streets with pepper spray.
MirHosein Mousavi who has denied the legitimacy of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's current government because of alleged fraud in the June presidential elections, on Sunday warned Islamic Republic officials that people's protests would not be silenced by any means
Iranian university students under attack - Violence has broken out in two major Iranian universities today. According to Amir Kabir Newsletter, Revolutionary Guards and Basij forces have entered the campuses of University of Tehran and Shahid Beheshti and engaged in beating the students with the assistance of university security.
Iran judiciary threatens protesters with fierce confrontation - Today, a day after the widespread arrest of protesters during National Student Day events, Iran's Prosecutor General Gholamhosein Ejei threatened protesters and their families in a press conference. He told families of protesters that from now on, once protesters are arrested, "families won't be given the right to complain."
Photos: Iran Students Stage Nationwide Protests - Iranian students turned the Student Day (Azar 16 -- December 7) into another show of force by the opposition which continues its protests following the June disputed presidential elections. The university students held nationwide protests across Iran chanting slogans against the regime and for the opposition leaders. Even with all the threats and security clampdowns, including many arrests leading to Monday, the students came out stronger than ever
The Morning of Monday 7th December in Tehran - Last night the weather turned very dark and cold and it was raining for many hours. We had to turn the heating up as we were all feeling the cold. I was wondering what tomorrow will be like. This morning my heart lit up as I opened the curtains and saw the sun shining and it was a new beginning. -A Citizen Journalist
Videos: Iran Students Stage Nationwide Protests - Thousands of students held nationwide protests across Iran on Monday to mark the Student Day. This year the protests were a show of force against the regime and a president they see as illegitimate. The protesters were chanting slogans against the regime and for the opposition leaders. Even with all the threats and security clampdowns, including many arrests leading to December 7, the students came out stronger than ever
Iran's Supreme Leader Blames West for Student Protests - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blasted the United States and other Western countries for stirring up trouble inside Iran, a day before students are expected to hold peaceful demonstrations on university campuses across Iran.
Iran Student Day: Origins and Legacy - The history of Iranian student political protests began in 1941 with the abdication of Reza Shah and occupation of Iran by the allied forces. At this time, Tehran University became the main base for the student campaign against authoritarianism and foreign interference. -The Mossadegh Project
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