Iran oppoTV airs footage of womens demo in Tehran
London, Mar. 11 An Iranian opposition satellite channel aired on Saturday footage of a demonstration in Tehran by hundreds of women celebrating International Womens Day, and a brutal raid by Irans security forces to break up the rally.
The rally took place on Wednesday afternoon in Tehrans Laleh Park. Numerous women were beaten up by truncheon-wielding policemen and dozens were arrested as they resisted attempts by security agents to disperse the demonstrators.
The television, Simaye Azadi -- Vision of Freedom in Persian said the film was taken by women activists in Tehran.
Posted by: Steve White 2006-03-12