Monday, June 29, 2009

Iran: Memorial service for Neda at Behesht-e-Zahra cemetery south of Tehran

The head stone is a temporary one which was installed on the burial day, but will soon be replaced. The head stone says: ندا آقا سلطان – قطعه 257 – رديف 41 – شماره 32. Burial site: Tehran, Behesht Zahra, grid=257, row=41, num=32.

Defying an official ban, hundreds of people held a graveside tribute last Thursday for the woman who's become a symbol of the Iranian opposition after she was killed while protesting the country's disputed election.
Witnesses said the crowd gathered around 5 p.m. Thursday at the Behesht-e-Zahra cemetery, an hour's drive south of Tehran, for a memorial service for Neda Agha-Soltan...

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See also: Tehran Video: 40th Day of Neda's Death Cemetery Protest -30 July 2009

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