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IRAN: Videos show heavy security deployment in Tehran on day of protests

February 14, 2011 |  6:40 am

 

Fresh video footage uploaded to YouTube shows a heavy security deployment in Tehran amid reports that throngs of political opposition supporters have taken to the streets of the Iranian capital for a protest rally. The clip above is said to show members of the Iranian paramilitary Basij militia riding motorcycles on their way to protest gatherings in Tehran on Monday.

And here below, a video supposedly filmed in Tehran on Monday is said to show a field security force positioned in a street.

 

--Alexandra Sandels in Beirut

Video credit: YouTube

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