Protest videos flood YouTube on 31st anniversary of the Iranian Revolution

“Within hours of the protesters hitting the streets of Iran today, videos began streaming onto YouTube that document the large crowds chanting anti-government slogans and violent clashes with anti-riot police forces on the streets in Tehran on the 31st anniversary of the Iranian Revolution. Once again, these extraordinary videos provide an exclusive window into what's […]

“Within hours of the protesters hitting the streets of Iran today, videos began streaming onto YouTube that document the large crowds chanting anti-government slogans and violent clashes with anti-riot police forces on the streets in Tehran on the 31st anniversary of the Iranian Revolution. Once again, these extraordinary videos provide an exclusive window into what's taking place on the ground, as foreign press have been banned from the country. YouTube remains blocked in Iran, but dissidents are passing videos to friends out of the country and using Internet circumvention technologies to post the footage, according to news reports and correspondence with those on the ground,” revealed. Following photo taken by GeoEye at 10:47 AM local time shows downtown Tehran filled with people. You can explore the area using KML layer in Google Earth.

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