By Syma Sayyah, Tehran
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Payvand.com - On Thursday June 18 between 2-3 PM, a few hundred people gathered in front of Tehran UN Office at on Sharzad Boulevard to express to the world, through UN, their discontent and opposition to Iran's recent election results. People from many walks of life were present at this rally. They were there protesting together, quietly and determined. Again police was present but only to preserve traffic flow and peace. (read the full report and see more photos here).
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Photos and Report: Today I Felt Proud to be an Iranian - Today, after a long time I felt truly proud to be an Iranian. I was at yet another peaceful demonstration at Tehran's 7th Tir Square which lasted two and half hours. Again I witnessed thousands of Iranians calmly, peacefully and quietly walking together from 7th Tir Square along the path of Karimkhan-Zand to Kargar Avenue and then ending at Enghelab Square around 7:30 as many people wanted to leave before it got dark! -Syma Sayyah, Tehran
Photos: Election protests in Tehran on June 17 - Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators flooded Tehran on Wednesday in a fifth day of unauthorized protests demanding the annulment of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed re-election. As a leading Iranian human rights group reported that 32 people had been killed in the protests so far, the government struck back by expelling foreign reporters
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