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Iran: Thousands of youths take to streets of Tehran and clash with suppressive forces

File Photo: Anti-government protest in IranJuly 9 uprising – Statement 5

Thousands of youths take to streets of Tehran and clash with suppressive forces to open the way to Enghelab Square

NCRI - Thousands of youths are marching towards Enghelab Street and Enghelab Square from several different directions in Tehran, according to the PMOI’s Social Headquarters inside Iran. Clashes with the suppressive forces are going on in various parts of the capital. Today’s march is to mark the anniversary of the July 9, 1999 uprising.

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Strike continues in Bazaars in Tehran, Tabriz and Orumieh

Strike continues in Bazaars in Tehran, Tabriz and OrumiehNationwide uprising in Iran – Statement 75

NCRI - In the fourth week of the uprising, merchants at the Bazaar in Tehran, Tabriz and Orumieh in northwestern Iran are continuing their strikes over the brutal suppression of young protestors. Despite suppression and threats by agents of the State Security Forces and plainclothes agents, wholesalers and retailers are refusing to open their businesses and return to work.

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After the Violence: Resistance Will Not Fail

After the Violence: Resistance Will Not Fail“Every survivor knows what organizing means.”
                    Mike Vogel, Auschwitz Survivor #65316

NCRI – The piece below is dedicated by Dr. Carole Fontaine, Taylor Professor of Biblical Theology and History Facilitator, ICSPPAI (Interfaith Committee for the Support of Protected Persons in Ashraf, Iraq), U.S., to the Iranian people in their uprising against the religious tyranny;

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Iran: Memory of fallen honored in Tehran cemetery

 Nationwide uprising in Iran – Statement 68

NCRI - On the twentieth day of the nationwide uprising in Iran, thousands of people in Tehran gathered in Behesht-e Zahra cemetery at 18:00 local time to honor the memory of those killed by the regime’s suppressive forces in the course of the uprising. They paid their respects by placing flowers on the martyrs’ graves.

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Iran: Tehran Bazaar goes on strike

 Nationwide uprising in Iran – Statement 67

NCRI - On the twentieth day of the Iranian people’s nationwide uprising on Thursday, July 2, a large portion of Tehran’s Bazaar went on strike, with the majority of owners either refusing to open their shops or closing shop by noon. Agents from the clerical regime’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) and plain-clothes agents had attempted to preclude the strike through intimidation and imposition of pressures.

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Iran: Rooftop shouts of "God is great" and "Death to Khamenei" ring out loud across Tehran

 Nationwide uprising in Iran – Statement 65

NCRI - On the nineteenth night of the Iranian people’s nationwide uprising, on Wednesday July 1, residents of various Tehran neighborhoods went to their rooftops and shouted “God is great,” “Death to dictator” and “Death to Khamenei,” to display their rage against the ruling dictatorship as well as its suppressive measures and crimes.

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Iran: Tens of thousands protest in Tehran despite the extensive presence of repressive forces

National Council of Resistance of IranNationwide uprising in Iran - Statement 61

NCRI - On the 17th day of the nationwide uprising, Tehran once more turned to the center of clashes between the people and youth against the flocks of Revolutionary Guards, Basij forces, State Security Forces, intelligence agents, plain clothes agents and special units.

Despite the presence of thousands of suppressive forces, large groups of protestors came to the streets and chanted “death to the dictator” and “death to Khamenei” throughout Tehran and particularly in Vali Asr Street, Ferdowsi Square, Enghelab Street and Square.

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