Topic: Azadi Square
As Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced Thursday that Iran had produced a higher grade of nuclear fuel, opposition protesters clashed with security forces on the 31st anniversary of the Islamic revolution.
The opposition Green Movement in Iran is planning a series of large protests in early February, culminating in an attempt to co-opt a massive pro-regime march to commemorate the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
A rally in Iran turned violent Friday as opposition supporters defied warnings and thronged the streets. Meanwhile, President Ahmadinejad repeated his claim that the Holocaust was a lie.
The teenager disappeared June 15, when hundreds of thousands rallied in Tehran. Officials notified his mother of his death only on Saturday, despite her repeated inquiries at courts and prisons.