On September 24, a group of Iranian-Americans marched the Green Scroll across the Brooklyn Bridge in New York in support of the Iranian people who are protesting the June Presidential elections and demanding freedom and democracy. This event was one of protests planned in response to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visiting the United Nations this week. Ahmadinejad is widely recognized as the "coup President" by the green movement in Iran.
Iranian Protest Banner Unfurled on Brooklyn Bridge
By Farnaz Fassihi, Wall Street JournalNEW YORK -- Iranians in exile had promised to make New York City green, the color of the opposition movement back home in Iran. On Thursday, they marched with a green banner stretched across the length of the Brooklyn Bridge with signatures from across the world saying "Ahmadinejad is not Iran's president."
The green scroll, as it's called, measures one mile, holds statements from 190 cities and traveled to Paris, the Hague, Sweden and now New York. It will be stored in a warehouse here until its next destination is announced, according to event organizers. (read full story)
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