Source: Radio Zamaneh
Iranian authorities are dismissing the
protester turn up on February 11 and maintaining that they have made no
preparations to confront them because there will be no need for it. Tehran
Governor, Morteza Tamddon told ISNA they have taken "no particular security
measures" because "rioters" will be "ineffective" on this day.
Iran's Green Opposition
Movement is gearing up for another show of force
on February 11, the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution
Every year on February 11, anniversary of 1979
Revolution's victory, supporters of the Revolution all over Iran stage a march.
This year, election protesters have announced that they will participate in the
demonstration to express their protests to the outcome of the elections which
they claim was fraudulent and to condemn the violence exercised by the
government to put down their protests.
Morteza Tamaddon claimed that "Foreign enemies and seditious individuals within
the country will not get a chance to do anything amidst the enormous wave of our
people marching in millions."
By assuming that government supporters will turn up in the millions, Tehran
Governor predicted no "significant disturbances" will occur.
Opposition forces have used major national and religious days in the Iranian
calendar to stage demonstrations and continue their protests. Each time the
gathering and demonstrations of the opposition have been confronted with extreme
violence from State security forces and pro-government forces in plain clothes.
The internet and the media have broadcast numerous films of Iranian security
forces and government supporters beating up protesters, shooting at them and
running them over with a car. At least 40 people have been killed so far in the
course these confrontations.
Major-General Hassan Firouzabadi, head of Iranian Armed Forces Headquarters told
the press that the "powerful presence of people" will dash all "the enemies"
hopes of acting against the Islamic Republic.
Fars news agency reports that the senior army commander called on all forces of
the Revolutionary Guards Corps, the army, the Basij Militia, the Security Forces
and the Ministry of Defence to join the march on the occasion of the
Revolution's anniversary with their families.
The disputing candidates of the election, MirHosein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi
have also called on protesters to join the February 11 demonstrations.
Coordination Council of the Reformist Front has also called on the supporters of
the Green Movement to join the march with green symbols.
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