Karma: Protesters Storm Iranian Embassy in London and Raise Shirazi Flag

Four Muslims from a rival Shia group stormed the Iranian Embassy in London on Friday. The Muslims support Ayatollah Hussaini Sadiq (or Sadegh) Shirazi who is a Shia ayatollah based in Iraq and a harsh critic of Tehran).

The Islamic regime in Tehran reportedly arrested and sentenced his son, Seyed Hossein, to 120 years in prison.

Banafsheh Zand has more on the protest here.


Al Arabiya reported:

The followers of Ayatollah Hossein al-Shirazi stormed the Iranian embassy in London on Friday to protest against the capture of the Iraqi religous scholar in Qom by Iranian authorities.

A Persian language channel broadcasting from outside of Iran reported that the followers of Shirazi stormed the embassy and raised pro-Shirazi flag.

According to the BBC British police said they received a report at 16:20 local time of the Iranian embassy in London being stormed.

Four men were arrested, police said, on suspicion of criminal damage and being unlawfully on diplomatic premises.

“All four people have been taken to a central London police station. They remain there in custody,” a police spokeswoman said.

It is understood the protesters did not manage to get inside the building.

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said Tehran made a strong protest to the British government over the incident, according to the IRNA state news agency.

Gee it seems like it was just yesterday that the Iranian regime took over the US embassy in Tehran.
Now it’s their turn.

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