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11 February 2010

Iran protests: In pictures

Photos from the day's protests around the world, on the anniversary of the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

By Ian K Smith

From Paris to Bangalore, demonstrators turned out to show their solidarity with the Green Movement protesters inside Iran.

Here are a few photos from the day’s events:


Demonstrators chanting slogans stage a mock execution in front of the Iranian embassy in Berlin. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images.

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Berlin demonstrators brandish photographs allegedly showing dissenting youths facing trial in Iran. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images.


A statue of Neda Agha Soltan, shot dead during protests against her country’s disputed June 2009 elections, is displayed at a demonstration against the Iranian regime in front of the Italian parliament. Photograph: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images.


Women show their support for the Green Movement in front of the Iranian embassy in Paris. Photograph: Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images.


In India, an Iranian student holds up a placard at a rally in Bangalore today. Photograph: Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP/Getty Images.


A woman makes her protest with a banner outside the Iranian embassy in Stockholm today. Photograph: Henrik Montgomery/AFP/Getty Images.