Saturday, June 20, 2009

June 20th

A selection of photos from the day in Tehran, shown on the online New York Times:


Security forces ready to break up crowds of demonstrators.
(Photo: Agence France-Press / Getty Images - NYT 6/20/09)


A man holds a police baton -- his trophy for surviving the day.
(Photo: Tehranreporter, via Demotix / NYT 6/20/09)


Protesters assemble behind a demonstration of defiance and hope.
(Photo: New York Times - 6/20/09)

NOTE: The death of at least one demonstrator has been reported today.