25 april 2010 — To rise the awareness of the situation in Iran! The 2009 Ashura protests were nation wide demonstrations held on 27 December 2009 in Iran against the outcome of the June 2009 Iranian presidential election which the protesters claimed was rigged. The Iranian Government security forces opened fire on protesters on the Shi’a holy day of Ashura, a day “symbolically about justice” and during which any kind of violence is forbidden.State controlled media initially denied any deaths, though indicated on December 28 that 15 people had died. 

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