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IRAN: Uprisings in the cities of Shiraz، Isfahan، Ahvaz and Gachsaran



NCRI - The nationwide uprising of the Iranian people has started in many different Iranian cities since Thursday morning, February 11.
In Shiraz, more than 20,000 people have gathered on Paramount Street towards Saedi Cinema Street to protest against the regime with the chants of “death to dictator,” “death to Khamenei,” “death to the principle of velayat-e faqih  (absolute clerical rule),” and “death to evil.” The special anti-riot forces have blocked off both ends of the street and fired tear gas into the crowd. Clashes have spread to other parts of the city.
In Isfahan, there have been shots fired against protestors at Azar Bridge towards the Bridge of Thirty Three Arches.
In Ahvaz, people have begun marching from Salman Farsi Street towards Abadan intersection. At Taleqani Street, people chant, “death to dictator,” and “death to the principle of velayat-e faqih.” Anti-riot forces have sealed off the so-called Behbahani Boulevard in the city.
In the southwestern city of Gachsaran, more than 2,000 people have started their protests.

Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran
February 11, 2010