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Gary R. Bunt

Iran Protests

Video of Tehran street protests after downing of PS752, and acknowledgement of responsibility by Iran armed forces.

Al Jazeera, Iranian newspapers pay tribute to crash victims as anger grows "Calls for accountability flood front pages of Iranian dailies after Tehran admits it mistakenly shot down plane"

Guardian, Iranian police fired live rounds to disperse protesters, say witnesses, 13 Jan 2019 "Another video purportedly from near Azadi Square shows several people appearing to be wounded on the ground including a woman lying on a bloodied pavement. “They shot her with a bullet,” a man says."

Guardian, British ambassador arrested at Tehran demonstration
Guardian, Iran's admission of guilt over plane crash sparks unrest in Tehran, "A rare apology and admission of guilt from Iran has done little to quell international anger and sparked protests on the streets of Tehran, as new questions swirl over the downing of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed 176 people."

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