Friday, August 13, 2004

Reported by AFP...

Massive demonstration in Iran against US atrocities

"TEHRAN: Several thousand Iranians, chanting “Death to America”, demonstrated here yesterday against alleged “atrocities” by US military forces in the Iraqi Shiite Muslim holy city of Najaf. Saturday, August 14, 2004-->

They assembled in the capital’s main Revolution Square after weekly Muslim prayers at Tehran University, in line with a call by officials angered by more than a week of deadly fighting between US forces and Shiite militiamen in the city. “Defend the mausoleum of the imam (Ali) with our blood,” (and) “White House, black heart,” and “The Muslim nation will never forgive,” chanted the protestors.

The imam leading the prayers, Ayatollah Ahmad Janati, told them that “the Americans will answer for their crimes on the day of the resurrection”.

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