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Police force Mousavi to leave cemetery
July 30, 2009 / 11:51 AM / 8 years ago

Police force Mousavi to leave cemetery

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian police forced opposition leader Mirhossein Mousavi to leave a Tehran cemetery where hundreds of mourners had gathered to commemorate victims of the unrest that erupted after the June presidential election.

<p>Defeated presidential candidate Mirhossein Mousavi attends a rally in support of him in Tehran June 15, 2009. REUTERS/Jamejam Online</p>

“Police forced Mousavi to return to his car and leave the cemetery. Police are also warning mourners to leave the place or face the consequences,” a witness told Reuters.

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