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Thursday, November 5, 2009

Protests on Embassy Seizure Day

As I noted earlier yesterday was the 30th anniversary of the seizure of the US Embassy in Tehran. It also proved to be the latest opportunity for protest in the streets: and I won't even try to tlink to all of it: google it or check YouTube: it's everywhere. This video, in which the crowds tear down a billboard of Khamene'i, is a useful sample:

Marg bar . . . uh, who was that again exactly?

Here's another, though the lack of context doesn't tell us how public this was:

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