Wednesday, March 17, 2010

'Neither Gaza, nor Lebanon. My life only for Iran': Images of chahar shanbeh souri

For an article on this ancient fire festival, its particular significance this year, and the regime's longstanding efforts to counter pre-Islamic Iranian traditions, please click here. For more footage from chahar shanbeh souri, please click here.

In footage purportedly from Rasht, near the Caspian coast in northern Iran, the crowd chants, 'Death to the dictator' and 'Neither Gaza, nor Lebanon, my life only for Iran,' a slogan made popular during mass protest rallies on Ghods Day.

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