NEWS
Iran: protesters arrested over torn Khomeini picture
15 Dec 2009
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

Several people have been arrested in Tehran over the tearing up of a picture of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini,  during anti-government demonstrations last week. State television broadcast footage of what it claimed were opposition supporters tearing up and trampling on a picture of Khomeini during an anti-government student-led demonstration. All of those arrested are currently being held in detention although Iranian authorities have refused to give names or numbers. Read more here

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