Iran Holds Pro-Government Rallies, Claims Uprising is Over

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 1/3/2018 | Mary Chastain
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Iran has seen six days of protests filled with people sick of the oppressive regime and demanding change.

Not to be outdone, the regime staged pro-government rallies while Iran’s Revolutionary Guards declared the uprisings have ended.

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At first the regime seemed to brush aside the protests, blaming them on foreign agents and infiltrators. That seemed to change as the protests grew and the regime arranged pro-government protests to counter the others. From Reuters:

State television broadcast live footage of rallies in cities across the country, where marchers waved Iranian flags and portraits of Khamenei, Iran’s paramount leader since 1989.

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Pro-government marchers chanted, “The blood in our veins is a gift to our leader (Khamenei),” and, “We will not leave our leader alone.” They accused the United States, Israel and Britain of inciting protests, shouting, “The seditionist rioters should be executed!”

In the Shi‘ite holy city of Qom, pro-government demonstrators chanted “death to American mercenaries”.

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari sent his men to Isfahan, Lorestan, and Hamadan in order to end things. From CNN:

In comments to the semi-official Fars news agency, Mohammad Ali Jafari claimed that only 15,000 people had turned out at the height of the rallies and that the main “troublemakers” had since been arrested.


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