Police in Tehran used tear gas to disperse anti-government rallies Tuesday calling for the release of opposition leaders Mirhossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karoubi, who supporters say are in a Tehran jail. Iranian authorities deny the men are being held.
AFP - Police in Tehran used tear gas and batons Tuesday to disperse anti-government protesters demanding the release of opposition leaders, with several people arrested in the biggest street clashes in Iran’s capital in more than two weeks, witnesses and opposition websites said.
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Date created : 2011-03-01