June 26, 2019
Middle East

Iranians call for Khamenei to quit during overnight protests

Protests resumed Wednesday night in Irans city of Karaj, in Alborz Province, over the high cost of living, inflation and the deteriorating value of the Iranian currency rial.

#کرج . قیام آفرینان کرجی غوغا کردند
آنها شعار میدادند
ملت گدایی می_کنه آقا خدایی می_کنه۹۷۰۵۱۰ #اعتصاب_سراسری#IranRegimeChange#تظاهرات_سراسرى pic.twitter.com/bl5khhivbE

— ستاره پيروزي-قيام (@mehrdadsaadat10) August 1, 2018

During the protests, many Iranians called for the countrys Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to leave.

Many slogans targeted the top leadership with some calling: “Death to the Dictator”. Videos circulated on social media showed security forces throwing teargas to disperse the crowds.

Repeated slogans where also heard saying: “Get out of Syria and think about our situation” in addition to slogans such as “No Gaza, No Lebanon, My life a sacrifice for Iran”, in reference to Irans military involvement in Syria and to its support for terror and armed militias in the region.

Protests were also held in Esfahan city in central Iran on Wednesday, with many protesters calling for coordinated protests all over Irans provinces on Thursday.

فیلم دیگه ای از فرياد مرگ بر ديكتاتور در تظاهرات شبانه مردم شجاع و باغيرت #كرج – 10 مرداد#چالش_دعوت_بە_تظاهرات #تظاهرات_سراسرى pic.twitter.com/my81AanxFS

— ManIranam (@maniranam01) August 1, 2018


Last Update: Thursday, 2 August 2018 KSA 09:20 – GMT 06:20

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