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List and Status of Embassies in Tehran

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The following link is to a color coded MAP of ALL EMBASSIES accepting Iranian injured: http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&oe=UTF8&msa=19&msid=116894734857323306892.00046ccb858387ddf2a3d

This link will take you to a color coded text file with all the embassies, whether they are taking injured and their addresses: https://eldercato.wordpress.com/2009/06/20/list-of-embassies-accepting-injured/#comments

Color Coded List of Embassies in Iran

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The following link is to a color coded MAP of ALL EMBASSIES in Iran based on whether or not they accept injured: http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&oe=UTF8&msa=0&msid=116894734857323306892.00046ccb858387ddf2a3d

The color scheme used here will be the same as that used on the Map (linked above):

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&oe=UTF8&msa=19&msid=116894734857323306892.00046ccb858387ddf2a3d

GREEN: OPEN (embassy statement open)

YELLOW: no statement, indication yes

RED: NO HELP (embassy can’t help injured)

BLUE: UNKNOWN

– سفارت استرالیا Embassy of Australia – No. 13, 23rd Street  Khalid Islambuli Ave

– Embassy of Austria – Mirvali 11, Teheran  Tehrān, Iran  Bahonarstr., Moghaddasistr., Zamanistr

– Embassy of Armenia – No. 1, Ostad Shahriar St, Razi St., Jomhouri Eslami Ave

– Embassy of Belgium –  Elahieh – 155-157  Shahid Fayyazi Avenue – not taking injured people according to belgian internal affairs. (source: state radio news Belgium 21 June)

– Embassy of Canada – 57 Shahid Javad-e-Sarfaraz, Ostad-Motahari Avenue – official offer for help! (Doctors needed) reports lack (shortage?) of medical facilities (Foreign Affairs says that Canadian embassies do not normally offer asylum to individuals abroad but will provide temporary safe haven if there is an immediate threat or injury.)
http://tiny.cc/DUHCs ctv.ca 20.06.09 11:44 PM ET

– Embassy of the Czech Republic – No. 199, Dr Lavasani Ave.,Corner of Yas St., Tehran

– Embassy of Denmark – Dr. Shariati Ave,  Elahiyeh Ave  Dashti Str. 10, Tehran

– Embassy of Finland – Elahiyeh, Agha Bozorgi St  Shirin Alley no.4

– Embassy of France – No. 85 Nofel Loshato St.  Hafez Ave., Tehran

– Embassy of Germany – Ferdowsi Ave., No 320-324, Phone: (0098 21) 39 99 00 00

– Embassy of Greece – 43 Esfandiar Av., Africa Express Way –
Tel. : (009821) 22050533, 22053784 (. 8844288)

– Embassy of Ireland – No 8, Bonbast Nahid Street, North Kamranieh Ave,
Between Niavaran and Farmanieh, Tel. +98 21 22297918

– Embassy of Italy – 81, Nofel Loshato, Tel : 0098 21 66726955/6/7 (source: AP and Belgian radionews)

– Embassy of Mexico – Africa Bird, Street Golfam No. 41

– Embassy of the Netherlands – No. 7 Sonbol St., Farmanieh (source Tonight the dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Maxim Verhagen announced that the Embassy of the Netherlands is open. “We have to realise that the Dutch embassy isn’t a hospital, and the possibilities to help are limited. But again, if someone is in need of help then the door will be open.”)

– Embassy of Norway – No. 201 Dr. Lavasani St. (Ex. Farmanieh St.) Corner of Sonbol St.      (Norway does not wish to intervene in internal conflicts within the Islamic Republic).

– Embassy of Poland – Africa Expressway, Pirouz Str. 1/3, tel: +98 (21) 8878 7262

– Embassy of Portugal – Darrous, Av. Hedaiat Rue Rouzbeh, nº 13 Tehran, Iran.
Phones: (00 98 21) 254 32 37 / (00 98 21) 256 86 99

– Embassy of Romania – 12 Fakhrabad Str., Baharestan Ave, Tehran

– Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia – No 30, Narenjestan 8th Alley/Pasdaran Avenue, Phone: (+) 98 21 2280 22 23

– Embassy of Spain – Africa Expressway, Kutche Sarv, n. 76

– Embassy of Sweden – 2, Nastaran Street, Pasdaran Avenue (North of Dr. Lavasani), Tel: +98-21-2371 2200

– Embassy of Switzerland (and US representation) – Elahieh Ave. Sharifimanesh Yasaman Street No. 2

– Embassy of the United Kingdom – K198, Ferdowsi Avenue (Being Closed Down)

I think that while no embassy will really refuse injured people that come to their doorstep they may not ‘officially’ accept them. I would like it noted that this list has influenced the course of history. Embassies and Foreign Ministries all around the world have started responding to it and countries like Italy and Austria seem to have possibly even changed their stance.

Mousavi’s Supporters: Protest is Greater Than Anything Anyone Can Control; It is a Revolution

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State TV Reported that pr Mousavi demonstrators woud not demonstrate today, but they were wrong. With encouragemnet like “They can kill one person, they can kill ten people, they cannot kill a nation,” the Iranian people have surged forward with reports that a group of Basij encountered along the way were all killed.

There are reports that the top 5 military leaders in Iran met secretly and have decided not to shoot on potesters. Meanwhile Ahmadinejad is reportedly looking haggard in Russia, as though he hasn’t slept in days. This is all the more encourgaging to the people massed in defiance of him.

The propaganda campiagn has not ceased either. The government is now calling all pro-Mousavi protesters “spies of Israel” and saying they should be shot on site.

The death toll is catostrophic and promises to only increase in the coming hours.

There have been claims that Twitter is being used by Right-wing Israeli activists to fan the flames in Iran and delegitimize any election and government in the country.

Reports are that Arab newspapers have done a 360 turn and are now opposing Ahmadinejad. Seems they have gooten scared that Iran will be controlled by Mousavi supporters and are trying to get back in favor.

Rally Still Planned

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The rally was reportedly not cancelled, it was just advised against. Many Iranians are still planning to attend, though many other feel it is a trap and that much more blood will be spilt by the Basij and Ahmadinejad supporters. The rally is is to be help in 2 and a half hours, at 5PM local time.

Let us hope that it does not result in much, if any bloodshed.

The Seven (7) Point Manifesto

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The Seven Point Manifesto, as it is not being called, are the 7 demands of pro-Mousavi supporters. There have been hundreds of thousands of copies of this document have already been circulated around Iran. The Manifesto is below:

The Seven Point Manifesto calls for:

1.Stripping Ayatollah Khamanei  of his Supreme Leadership position because of his unfairness. Fairness is a requirement of a  Supreme Leader.

2. Stripping Ahmadinejad  of the presidency, due to his unlawful act of maintaining the position illegally.

3.Transferring temporary Supreme Leadership position to Ayatollah Hussein-Ali Montazery until the formation of a committee to reevaluate and adjust Iran’s constitution.

4. Recognizing Mir Hossein Mousavi as the rightfully elected president of the people.

5. Formation of a new government by President Mousavi and preparation for the implementation of new constitutional amendments.

6. Unconditional release of all political prisoners regardless of ideaology or party platform.

7. Dissolution of all organizations – both secret and public – designed for the oppression of the Iranian people, such as the Gasht Ershad (Iranian morality police).

Pro-Mousavi Rally Cancelled

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Reports coming in from Tehran indicate that the Pro-Mousavi rally scheduled for 5PM local time has been cancelled for fear of a greater crackdown by the government and increased bloodshed.

CNN to Stay in Iran

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CNN has said they will stay in Iran even though authorities have announced their Visas expire tomorrow and will not be extended.

There is a press conference being called by Mousavi at 1530 Local time for all journalists. Direction as suppolied by Mousavi 1338 on Twitter are as follows: “in Tehran, Sadr MotrWay, Kave Shomali Blvd, Roshanayi St, Bahar Shomali St. Num. 9”