Saturday, June 20, 2009

Montreal Protest Honours Those Who Died In Tehran

Iranian supporters of Mirhossein Mousavi protest at Place des Arts in Montreal Friday, June 19, 2009. The Mousavi supporters are upset over the recent election results in Iran. Photograph by: Tyrel Featherstone, Montreal Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

About 300 Iranian supporters joined hands and walked around a coffin with the words: “Iran’s democracy” written on it in front of downtown Montreal’s Place des Arts yesterday evening.

They were protesting the results of last week’s election in Iran in which Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was declared the winner. Supporters of Mir Hossein Mousavi claim the election was rigged.

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