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Iran: Young demonstrators punish a number of Basij and plainclothes agents

Tehran, Iran, July 17, 2009Nationwide uprising in Iran – Statement 108

NCRI – Around 18:00 local time, clashes between suppressive forces and people in streets of Tehran were still going on. The suppressive forces, on foot and on motorbikes, were attacking women and girls on streets beating them violently. Many people are wounded.

Tehran, Iran, July 17, 2009Nationwide uprising in Iran – Statement 108

NCRI – Around 18:00 local time, clashes between suppressive forces and people in streets of Tehran were still going on. The suppressive forces, on foot and on motorbikes, were attacking women and girls on streets beating them violently. Many people are wounded.

To counter the attacks, young people identified some of the Basij and plainclothes agents, especially those attacking women and girls, and punished them.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran
July 17, 2009