Update (6/30/2009):Berman Post: Iranian Revolution (Day Eighteen). End of Update:
The 'recount' is over and Ahmadinejad has been confirmed as the winner (http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090629/ts_nm/us_iran).
Protesters apparently tried to form a human chain (http://shooresh1917.blogspot.com/2009/06/im-ana-darvish.html); "At Mellat park,Valieasr Sq,Vanak Sq and Valieasr street pedestrian way,people have took each other's hands and trying to make a human chain.".
Here is a video that appears to be from yesterdays protests. You can see the guard on the roof appear to fire indiscriminately at protesters (http://gatewaypundit.blogspot.com/2009/06/amazing-film-captures-basij-thugs.html).
This is a video that appears to show a dead female protester being taken away by an ambulance (http://www.citizentube.com/2009/06/young-girl-shot-carried-away-by.html).
Some of the arrested protesters could be spending a lot of time locked up (http://niacblog.wordpress.com/2009/06/29/iran-updates-june-29); "Intelligence Minister says some of the arrested “will not be released.”
According to BBC Persian, Gholam Hossein Mohseni-Ejeie, the minister of intelligence, just introduced a new criteria for prosecuting arrested individuals.".
Five of the British embassy employees taken by the Iranian government have been released (http://www.politics.co.uk/news/foreign-policy/five-embassy-staff-freed-by-iran-$1307489.htm). There are others still being held.
Hillary Clinton condemned the "harassment" of the British diplomats (http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20090629/pl_afp/iranunrestbritaindiplomacyus [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/06/29/iran-uprising-live-bloggi_n_222087.html]).
Rasmussen poll - 42% say Obama's response to Iran is just right, 40% say no aggressive enough, 5% say too aggressive, 13% not sure (http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/current_events/general_current_events/40_say_obama_not_aggressive_enough_in_supporting_iranian_reformers_42_say_his_response_has_been_just_right). More interesting, if slightly disheartening, info at the source.
Iranian state media is once again trying to shift the blame for Neda's death (http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2009/06/29/world/worldwatch/entry5121532.shtml). I do not think anyone will buy this version who did not fall for their last pathetic attempt. Meanwhile, Ahmadinejad is calling for an 'investigation' into her death (http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,529391,00.html).
Afghanistan is starting to clamp down on media coveradge of Iran (http://www.mcclatchydc.com/227/story/71009.html); "Last week, however, the Iranian Consulate in this Afghan city near the Iranian border complained to the Afghan Ministry of Culture that the student newspaper, "Pegah," was inappropriately critical of Tehran's crackdown against pro-democracy demonstrators.
The newspaper was closed for 10 days, the university fired the responsible journalists and the paper was reopened with no news of the protests.". Hopefully this is just one misguided official and as the incident is publicized it will be reversed instead of spreading.
Fareed Zakaria thinks this revolution will come to an end without overthrowing the government, though it may have struck a fatal blow long term (http://newsweek.washingtonpost.com/postglobal/fareed_zakaria/2009/06/no_velvet_revolution_for_iran.html).
A. Savyon thinks opines similarly (http://www.memri.org/bin/latestnews.cgi?ID=IA52909).
The Iranian soccer players may not have been punished by being 'permanently retired' for wearing green (http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=99287).
Bon Jovi has voiced his support for the protesters (http://www.newsmax.com/us/ml_iran_musical_protesters/2009/06/28/229455.html). This could be the start of a number of high profile people openly voicing their support.
Trying to put a face on the dead and detained at http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/interactive/2009/jun/29/iran-election-dead-detained (via http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2009/06/iran-day-16-of-the-revolution-vultures-proved-wrong.html). Head over to see if you can help, they need it.
Past related posts:
Berman Post: Iranian Election Viewed as Rigged
Berman Post: Iranian Election Fraud Protest (NYC)
Berman Post: Iranian Riots Continue
Berman Post: Iranian Election Fraud Riots (Day Three)
Berman Post: Iranian Election Fraud Riots (Day Four)
Berman Post: Iranian Election Fraud Protest at Union Square (NYC)
Berman Post: Iranian Election Fraud Riots (Day Five)
Berman Post: Iranian Election Fraud Riots (Day Six)
Berman Post: Prayer Vigil For The Fallen Iranian Protesters (NYC)
Berman Post: Iranian Election Fraud Riots (Day Seven)
Berman Post: Iranian Revolution (Day Eight)
Berman Post: Iranian Revolution (Day Nine)
Berman Post: Iranian Revolution (Day Ten)
Berman Post: Iranian Revolution (Day Eleven)
Berman Post: Iranian Revolution (Day Twelve)
Berman Post: Iranian Revolution (Day Thirteen)
Berman Post: Iranian Revolution (Day Fourteen)
Berman Post: Iranian Revolution (Day Fifteen)
Berman Post: Iranian Revolution (Day Sixteen)