HEAVY CLASHES IN TEHRAN!… Explosions Reported! (Video) …Update: Protester's Plea- "Please Pray for Us" …Update: Mousavi- Ready for Martyrdom

(updated and bumped)
CRACKDOWN IN TEHRAN–
The basij have their guns.

The protesters have courage.
Courage and preparation. (This photo was emailed from Iran today)

It’s too bad Barack Obama cut funding to the Iranian democracy activists.

Gunshots- The basij have opened fire on the crowds:

Hat Tip whocaresanymore

REGIME USING AXES & DAGGERS ON PROTESTERS!
The regime police are blocking Azadi Square and teargassing the protesters

Iranian police are massing at Azadi Square. (CBS News)

The police are massing at Revolution Square in Tehran.
CTV reported:

Supporters of Iranian opposition leader Mir Hossein Mousavi rallied in Tehran on Saturday, despite a threat by the government to crack down on demonstrators, witnesses reported.

The witnesses told the Associated Press that protesters are holding a number of smaller rallies to demand a new vote after last week’s national election gave President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a landslide victory.

Earlier Saturday, fire trucks parked around Revolution Square, while riot police descended on Tehran University, where protesters and security forces have previously clashed.

Police and members of the Basij militia flooded the streets of Tehran.

Iran Press News— AFP reports from Tehran, Zdshvrsh forces are widely deployed at Revolution Square. The basij forces are preventing the protests and beating the demonstrators.

There were loud protests last night– the people were on their rooftops screaming out against the regime.
Banafsheh translated: “The narrator is talking about WHERE IS THIS that no one helps us, where is this that we in our silence send our voices to the worlds’ ears, where is this that the young bleed and people just stand there and pray, where is this that the innocent people are referred to as trash by it’s leaders. THIS IS IRAN!”

Here is one of the first reports coming from Tehran–
EXPLOSIONS REPORTED:

Via FOX News

More video from the streets of Tehran — Here.

UPDATE: A plea from the TehranBureau.com’s twitter feed–

i’m dying with worry. please pray for us. 13 minutes ago from web

i’m worried 14 minutes ago from web

she hasn’t returned 14 minutes ago from web

my young sister has taken to the streets as well 14 minutes ago from web

things are horrible, please pray for us 14 minutes ago from web


Tehran today– fire & blood (Twitpic)

Iranian blog Revolutionary Road is following the developments from inside Iran.

Winston is reporting on rioting in Tabriz, Mashad, Isfahan, and Ahwaz.

UPDATE: Mousavi says he is ready for martyrdom.

Protesters and regime thugs clash in Tehran. (Iran Press News)

Previously:
** Ahmadinejad Claims Victory– Obama Praises Sham Iranian Election ..Update: Mousavi Declares Victory
** Ahmadinejad & Mousavi Supporters Clash In Tehran! …MASSIVE DEMONSTRATION!
** Madness! Obama Administration Silent As Iranian Students Are Slaughtered in Streets– Announce They Will Negotiate with Fraudulent Regime
** Regime Unleashed– Gunshots & Beatings In Tehran (Video)
** Going Green– President Ahmadinejad Wears the Opposition’s Colors at Acceptance Speech
** Iranian Regime Thugs Are Beating Foreign Reporters In Tehran (Video Report)
** Brave Iranian Woman Swing-Kicks a Regime Thug (Video)
** Iranian Opposition Leader Defies Ban– Leads Massive Protest in Tehran (Video)
** Shame! Obama’s Response to Iranian Violence– Mush (Video)
** Videos– Basij Shooting From Rooftops… Doctors & Nurses Hold Protest In Street
** President Panty Waist: “It Would Not Be Helpful if the US Was Seen by the World as Meddling”
** Iran Braces For More Violence– Hamas Helping Regime Crush Dissent
** Awesome! Iranian Soccer Fans Wave “Free Iran” Flags & “Go to Hell Dictator” Banner
** Noted Iranian Activist Kianoosh Sanjari: “The People of Iran Will Not Forgive Obama”
** Iranian Police Clash In Streets– Protesters & Police Hand-in-Hand In Tehran (Video)
** Basij Members Terrorize Residents of Apartment Building (Video)
** The Horrid Regime Is Beating Iranian Democracy Protesters Bloody (Video)
** Police Shoot a Young Man in Tehran (Video)
** After Violent Crackdown & Killings– Obama Releases Another Weak Statement On Iran

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