A reader relays his friend's message from the scene:
They have arrested anybody they know. Some mullahs been arrested too, like Mohammad-Ali Abtahi. They have blocked chat too. No chat. No mobile. No SMS. Nothing. And they are collecting all the satellite dishes. Twitter is blocked too. The only radio talking about protest 24 hours a day is Radio Farda, but we cant hear it good. I can hear it by satellite, but by radio it is so weak. [They are jamming it.] They are collecting satellite dishes. The US should add a transmitter in Iraq. Radio Farda's only transmitter is in Dubai, so they need to add new one in Iraq.