Protests surge on Day 155 of the Iran uprising with anti-regime, anti-shah slogans
Friday, February 17, 2023, freedom-loving Iranians from Zahedan to Munich chanted in unison, “Death to the oppressor, be it the Shah or the mullahs.”
Freedom-loving Iranians and supporters of the Iranian Resistance, including freedom-loving Iranian women, held a massive gathering and demonstration in front of the Munich Security Conference in Max-Jozef-Platz.
Political dignitaries and representatives of the German Parliament participated in this gathering and gave speeches in support of the Iranian people’s desire for freedom and democracy.
Freedom-loving Iranians and supporters of the Iranian Resistance held this gathering to declare solidarity with the people of Iran protesting in the streets and their desire to establish a democratic and secular republic.
They shouted, “Death to the oppressor, be it the Shah or the mullahs,” “IRGC, SAVAK, the game is over,” and “Our leader is Massoud Rajavi, our final answer is the liberation army.”
Simultaneous with the Iranian rally in Munich, thousands of the brave people of Zahedan took to the streets and demonstrated despite the heavy presence of security forces who had blocked all roads to the city’s big mosque. A group of Baluch women had also taken part in this protest.
On this 155th day of the nationwide uprising on February 17, the demonstrators in Zahedan chanted, “Death to Khamenei,” “Death to the dictator,” “Kurds, Baluchis, and Azeri want freedom and equality,” “Free all political prisoners,” and “Death to the oppressor, be it the Shah or the mullahs.”
Demonstrators were also carrying placards that read “No to the Shah, no to the mullahs, we take the path of warriors,” “Baluchistan’s progress hinges on national sovereignty,” and “Freedom can be achieved, we must, and we can.”
The night before, the people of Tehran and other cities took to the streets to commemorate Mohammad Mehdi Karami and Mohammad Hosseini on the 40th day of their execution despite the heavy presence of security forces. Young people held protests in many districts of Tehran and the cities of Karaj, Qazvin, Shiraz, Sanandaj, Izeh, Arak, Mashhad, Isfahan, Khorramabad, Ahvaz, Yazd, Javanrud, Mahabad, Kermanshah, Rasht, Tabriz, etc. and chanted anti-regime slogans. As always, young women were at the forefront of these protests.
The demonstrators chanted, “Death to Khamenei,” “death to the dictator,” “This year is the year of sacrifice and Khamenei will be overthrown,” “We pledge to our slain comrades, we will stand until the end,” and “Death to the oppressor, be it the shah or the mullahs’ supreme leader.”