- Posted by Maryam Namazie
- On June 21, 2009
- 20 Comments
Neda, a young woman who was watching the protests in Tehran yesterday morning was shot dead by the regime’s baseeji militia. Yesterday, along with Neda, 30 others were killed and 300 wounded. There are reports that the security forces were arresting the wounded from their hospital beds.
Ali Khamanei is personally responsible for Neda’s death and the death of protestors.
Yesterday, the people’s solidarity was truly immense. They provided support, gave shelter and offered food to the protesters all day until late at night. Demonstrations took place, in many parts of Tehran, Shiraz, Rasht, Isfahan.
According to the WPI Press Office, Neda’s surname is Soltani; she is an employee of Radman Tour and Travel Agency.