'They Kill People’s Children, Then They Pray'
rferl / Golnaz Esfandiari

Opposition websites have posted calls for nationwide protests on February 20 to commemorate the two students who were killed in the February 14 protest in Tehran.

The opposition group called the Coordinating Council of the Green Path of Hope said the rallies are also intended to show "decisive support" for the stance taken by opposition leaders Mir Hossein Musavi and Mehdi Karrubi.

Meanwhile, here are excerpts from the account of a young woman who says she participated in the February 14 protest in Tehran, which reportedly attracted tens of thousands of people:

We went to the Enghelab square at around 2. I was with two other friends. There were many people. More than we expected. We never thought so many people would come. It was as if with each look at the others, we were becoming more confident. I would see here and there someone I knew and we would say hello by waving to each other. The guards were standing all around the square. The crowd was getting bigger and bigger by the minute. The bus stop was full of people. They were staring at us and looking surprised. The mobile phones were still working. I had not taken my cell phone with me. I had heard from people who had been arrested [in the 2009 postelection unrest] that authorities could determine through their mobile phones where they had been at a certain time and on a certain day and then issued heavy jail sentences for those who had denied that they were at the protests.

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