The Thugs And The Greens


CNN asks Karroubi about the status of the reform movement:

The Green Movement today is stronger and more mature than last year. Despite a heavy climate of repression, this movement has been able to unite and spread to different layers of society. Incidentally, the (Iranian) leadership understands this important development very well. The fact that funeral processions take place with the presence of anti-riot police and the fact that they never grant permission for any gatherings, even to honor Imam Khomeini, shows the strength of this movement and their fear of this movement.

A photo caption from Mousavi's Facebook page explains the latest act of violence:

Following the trip of Mehdi Karroubi to the city of Qom and his visit to the house of Grand Ayatollah Saanei, pro-reform senior religious figure, a group of organized plain clothes thugs surrounded the house of Grand Ayatollah Saanei and damaged Karroubi’s car. This group of organized thugs also attacked the office of Grand Ayatollah’s Saanei and Montazeri and destroyed the property and it items while the police and security forces not only did not act but were in full cooperation with them!

Many more photos of the damage here.