The latest crackdown on opposition leaders and their family members is only energizing the Greens:

Grand Ayatollah Yousef Sanei, the progressive cleric and supporter of the Green Movement has issued a statement and condemned the arrest of Mousavi, Karroubi and their wives.

In his class yesterday, Grand Ayatollah Asadollah Bayat Zanjani condemned the verbal assault on Faezeh Hashemi, daughter of Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. He said, "Did we suffer before the revolution [in the struggle against the Shah] in order to create the current conditions? What has happened to morality and justice in an Islamic nation that a Muslim woman is attacked in public in a religious place?"

The Coordination Committee for the Civil Struggle and Human Rights in the province of Azerbaijan has issued a statement and asked the people to take part in the marches on Tuesday March 1.

The Coordination Committee of Green in the city of Kermanshah has also issued a statement in support of the marches, and has declared that its supporters would take part in the marches. Student organizations in 18 campuses of the Islamic Azad University around the nation have declared their support for the Tuesday, March 1 marches. In addition, the Muslim Student Associations of the University of Tehran, and University of Medical Sciences of Tehran have also announced their intention to take part in the marches.

Tehran Bureau captions the above scene:

Video of recent verbal assault on Faizeh Hasehmi, daughter of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, apparently by plainclothes security agents. She is repeatedly addressed as "garbage" and several times as "whore." The agents tell her, "We will get rid of you and your father," and shout "Death to the hypocrite" and "Death to Hashemi."

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