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06/05/14

Iran: Ceremony for Ayatollah Taheri in Isfahan turns violent

Report by Radio Zamaneh; photos by Islamic Republic News Agency

A ceremony in Isfahan to mark the anniversary of the passing of Ayatollah Taheri became violent when a group of plainclothes forces attacked the people in attendance.

 

The Kaleme website reports that Ayatollah Taheri's followers had invited people to attend the anniversary of his passing from 6 to 8 PM on Tuesday June 3 at his grave in Isfahan cemetery.

Ayatollah Jalaleddin Taheri, the late Friday Mass Imam of Isfahan, was considered a supporter of reformists in Iran.


People at Ayatollah Taheri's grave in Isfahan

The attack reportedly happened after the gatherers began chanting "Ya Hosein! MirHosein!" in support of opposition leader MirHosein Mousavi, who has been under house arrest together with his wife Zahra Rahnavard since February 2011.




Ceremony marking anniversary of the passing of Ayatollah Taheri



 

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