July 9th Remembrance Ceremony in Behesht-e-Zahra Cemetery

HRANA- More than 2,000 people gathered in Behesht-e-Zahra cemetery in groups today to remember their lost loved ones.

Today is the one year anniversary of the July 9th government crackdown in which several people lost their lives.

According to Radio France, a large number of people gathered in Behesht-e Zahra cemetery yesterday July 8, 2010 to remember those who died during last year’s post election unrest; especially those arrested on July 9th and lost their lives in Kahrizak Prison.

Jaras writes that on July 9th we also remember the bloody uprising by students of Tehran University and the subsequent attacks by plain clothed agents and special units of the Revolutionary Guard on Tehran University and Tabriz University’s dormitories in 1999.

In those bloody attacks on Tehran University many were arrested, wounded and many went missing. There has been no official number released regarding how many lost their lives.

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