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Iran Nationwide Uprising – Day 98


Iran Protest-No. 201

NCRI logoHonoring martyrs, torching clerical regime’s symbols, nightly demonstrations continued

On Thursday, December 22nd, the 98th day of the uprising, the ceremony of the 40th day of martyrdom of Artin Rahmani was held in Izeh. The ceremony was attended by a large crowd chanting anti-regime slogans such as, “Death to Khamenei” and “This year, is a year of sacrifice, Seyyed Ali (Khamenei) will be overthrown.” In Kamyaran, the 40th-day ceremony for Fuad Mohammadi and Borhan Karami was attended by a large number of people chanting “We pledge to the blood of our comrades – we will stand until the end” and “Political prisoners must be released.” The ceremony turned into an angry demonstration against the regime. In Karaj, the 40th-day ceremony of Abbas Shafiei was attended by local residents and friends.

The people of Bivaran in Sardasht chanted “Death to Khamenei” during the 40th-day ceremony of Himan Hamzeh. In the Behesht Mohammadi cemetery in Sanandaj, the 40th-day ceremonies of Zanyarullah Moradi, Isa Biglari, Aram Habibi, and Hamid Goli were attended by a large crowd chanting “Martyr never dies” and “Political prisoners must be released”. Memorial services were held in Dehdasht for the martyr Mehrdad Behnam Asl; in Izeh for Hamed Selahshur; in  Semirom of Isfahan for the 40th day of martyrdom of Murad Bahramian. In Mashhad, the suppressive agents did not allow people to lay flowers on the grave site of martyr Majidreza Rahnavard.

On Thursday morning and evening, defiant youths destroyed the regime’s surveillance cameras on the Yadgar Highway in Tehran; attacked the Basij base in Mehrshahr of Karaj with Molotov cocktails; and in Rasht, set fire to a large banner depicting images of Ruhollah Khomeini and Ali Khamenei in Sardar Jangal Stadium.

On Thursday evening in Tehran, in Sadeghieh neighborhood, Kashani Blvd., Jordan district, Darband, and Tehran, protesters were chanting “Death to Khamenei” and “We pledge to the blood of our comrades – we will stand until the end.” In Semirom of Isfahan, youth held a nightly demonstration chanting “Death to Khamenei, damn with Khomeini” and “We pledge to the blood of our comrades – we will stand until the end.” The youths from Bukan honored the memory of the martyrs by lighting a fire next to the graves of the martyrs.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)

December 23, 2022