mid-day update: Iran
According to Tehran Bureau and other sources:
  • Major clashes throughout Tehran and East Tehran

  • Certain western embassies (don't know which ones) are taking in wounded Iranians to protect them from the Basiji

  • Mousavi is telling people to hit the streets in the event he is arrested

  • Gunfire at Gisha Street, one young girl dead

  • Intel services trying to use Twitter to find protest organizers

  • Thousands protesting at Enghelab Square

  • In some locations security forces are backing off rather than confront demonstrators

  • Elite riot police out in force, backed up by Basiji and regular police

Posted by: Steve White 2009-06-20