Iranian regime’s police warns people against the use of SMS, emails to organize protests
Associate France Press reported on Friday that Iran’s police chief has warned opposition supporters against using text and email messages to organize rallies, ISNA news agency said Friday, amid reports new demonstrations are being planned. “These people should know where they are sending the SMS and email as these systems are under control. They should not think using proxies will prevent their identification," Esmail Ahmadi Moghaddam said. “If these people continue, their data will be examined and those who organize or issue appeals have committed a worse crime than those who come to the streets," he warned. Iranian regime’s national police chief issued another warning on Friday, saying the era of “mercy” was over and that the authorities would begin cracking down more harshly not only on street protests but on anyone who used cell phone and email messages to publicize them .Iran’s cyber-savvy have used the Internet effectively since unrest erupted in Iran in June of 2009 to organize demonstrations and spread news and pictures. Despite a heavy crackdown by police, people take the streets on every possible occasion to stage anti-government rallies.
Iranian regime freeed mothers whose children have been killed or jaild in recent months
Iranian regime has released 30 mothers , who were arrested for protesting the death or disappearance of their children, last Saturday but were freed after 72 hours ressistance. The mothers took to Lale Park in Tehran yesterday, as part of their weekley demonstrations, where they were faced with heavily presence of the armed police figures. They stopped mothers from joining each other.
TV personality Shahin Mahinfar defiant over son’s death
According to The Sunday Times one of Iran’s most respected television presenters is resisting official pressure to deny claims her son was deliberately run over by security forces during an Opposition protest. Shahin Mahinfar, 61, who has been introducing programmes since the days of the Shah, was banned from state television premises after her 25-year-old son Amir Tajmir, a TV technician, was killed on December 27. Witnesses said he was run over twice by a police armoured personnel carrier in Tehran’s Vali Asr square during anti-government demonstrations marking the Ashura holy festival. Mobile phone footage appeared to support the allegations. Mahinfar has refused to return to the screen to issue a denial. News of her son’s death sent a wave of rage through Tehran. The footage of the alleged killing was downloaded by tens of thousands of Iranians.