Government cracks down as opposition regains momentum

Issue 895 - 25 Feb 2011 | 2 minute read

Tehran’s security forces and riot police were on the streets on Sunday 20 February using batons and tear gas to prevent opposition groups and individuals from commemorating the deaths of two young Iranians, Sanee Zhaleh, a Kurd, and Mohammad Mokhtari, who were shot dead during anti-government protests on 14 February.

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