By Iran Probe Staff
Thursday, 4 January 2018
In spite of the actions of the Iranian regime to suppress the uprising, based on reports received on Thursday the protests and demonstrations took place in several cities. News of the demonstrations is usually delayed due to interruptions and slowing down the Internet.
The Iranian regime hoped quell the uprising by holding pro-government rallies and suppressing demonstrators with the use of security forces and police, and even direct shootings that killed about 45 people until yesterday.
The head of Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps(IRGC) surprisingly announced the regime’s victory over uprising on Friday by saying that, "Now we can say that it is the day when the sedition ended” as reported by Fars news agency.
Today, there were scattered demonstrations in several parts of Tehran. The protesters chanted “Death to Khamenei”.
In Zahedan, protests were also held and the people chanted “Don’t be afraid, don’t be afraid, we are together in this” and “Neither Gaza, nor Lebanon, my life is a sacrifice for Iran"
Demonstrations were also held in Mashhad, Aligudarz, Shiraz, Isfahan and Sanandaj.
Armed conflict has been reported in Tabriz (the capital of East Azarbaijan Province), as well as in Hamidiyeh and Kot Abdullah (both from the cities of Khuzestan province in southern Iran).
In Najaf Abad, prisoners rebelled, and the and the people also chanted slogans outside the prison in support of them.