Feb 11, 2011

Bahman 22nd

Bahman 22ndMillions of Iranians took to the streets across the country on Friday to celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
The revolution day known as Bahman 22nd, which fell on February 11 this year, marks an end to the dictatorial rule by the Western-backed regime of Pahlavi in 1979.
In the capital Tehran hundreds of thousands of people converged on the streets leading to Azadi Square (Freedom Square) where President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed the people.
Some marchers carried pictures of Imam Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic, and Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the leader of the Islamic Revolution.
The marchers chanted slogans: “God Is Great,” “Death to the U.S.,” “Death to Israel”.
The people also expressed their solidarity with the Tunisian and Egyptian nations and chanted slogans against President Hosni Mubarak.
“Egyptians, Tunisians, your uprisings are just and we are with you,” “Death to Mubarak,” “Hosni Mubarak, ‘mubarak’ (congratulations) on the uprising of your people,” they shouted.
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