- According to his latest information, 37 people were killed nationwide as of Sunday.
- Since Sunday evening, groups of social activists (students, university professors, journalits, members of the women's rights movement, Iranian human rights activists, members of social organizations, etc.) are being arrested.
- Some (not many) of the ayatollahs who support or are favorable to the protest movement are being strongly suppressed and threatened through governmentally-supported pressure groups.
- At various universities the students are participating in anti-government demonstrations over the murder of the peaceful protesters who were shot down over the weekend.
- At the moment in Tehran, more than 1100 people have been arrested over the past two days. Clear information about elsewhere isn't available.
Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Bad News From Tehran
I don't usually send out proper news here, but I've been following an Iranian blogger (through a common second language, although his is a little better than mine) who's somehow still getting a few lines out of Tehran, and the information he posted earlier this afternoon is pretty grim. It's not something I can independently confirm, but maybe this will help somebody. Here's a rough translation/paraphrase: