Statements: Iran protests
Nationwide uprising in Iran – Statement 117
Gatherings, clashes and arrests of demonstrators in various parts of Tehran
NCRI - According to the Social Headquarters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) inside the country, hundreds of Tehran residents gathered at Ebn Babuyeh cemetery, south of the capital, to pay tribute to the martyrs of July 21, 1952 uprising. The Iranian regime’s suppressive forces surrounded the area where people had gathered, while other parts of the cemetery were cordoned in order to prevent others from joining the crowd.
Saturday, July 25
Day of International Solidarity with Iranian People
NCRI - The Iranian Resistance calls on all expatriates, especially members and supporters of the Resistance, to take part in a demonstration on Saturday, July 25, the day of international solidarity with Iranian people.
Nationwide uprising in Iran – Statement 116
Revolutionary Guards & paramilitary Bassij in Al-Javad Mosque – Haft Tir Square
NCRI - Al-Javad Mosque in Haft Tir Squar (Rezaii-ha Square) is currently packed with Revolutionary Guards and the paramilitary Bassij.
Nationwide uprising in Iran – Statement 115
40 women and five men arrested outside Takhti Stadium
NCRI - According to Social Headquarters of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI), at around 17:45 today some 40 women chanting death to Khamenei and hail to Mossadeq were attacked by suppressive forces outside Takhti Stadium as they were planning to join today’s demonstration.
Nationwide uprising in Iran – Statement 114
NCRI - By 16:30 local time today, groups of Revolutionary Guards, anti-riot police, State Security Forces (SSF), plainclothes agents have stationed in Tehran’s central streets and squares including Vali Asr, Haft Tir, Keshavarz Boulevard, Amir Abad and Zand streets. The forces are also stationed in Baharestan Square adjacent to mullahs’ Parliament (Majlis). Helicopters are also hovering over the areas where people have gathered.
Nationwide uprising in Iran – Statement 113
NCRI - In an attempt to prepare the grounds for the brutal suppression of any demonstration on the anniversary of uprising on July 21, 1952 in support of the nationalist government of Dr. Mohammad Mossadeq, Brig. Gen.Ahmadreza Radan, deputy commander of the State Security Forces (SSF), was quoted by the State-run news agency Mehr, as saying, “The police will deal harshly with any illegal gathering which would create disorder in society.”