Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Crowd control at Azadi Square?

As the opposition gears up for its protest rally during the official celebration of the revolution's 31st anniversary on February 11, reports have cited the regime's efforts to bus in as many 'supporters' as it can on that day in order to impress public opinion and the hand-picked members of the foreign media who have been invited to Azadi Square.

It had been unclear how exactly the regime would be able to separate the protesters from the official demonstrators during Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's speech in Azadi Square on February 11.

But a new video posted on YouTube by OnlyMehdi seems to provide the answer: a flower-covered fence has been erected around the massive traffic circle and there is only one way in...

For those who are interested: I'll be live-blogging on 22 Bahman, February 11, 2010, from 6:30 AM GMT.

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