Green Brief #77 By Codeman177 – http:/twitter.com/codeman177 Since Niteowl started helping Enduring America and focusing on other issues and Events, I have asked if I could begin publishing the Green Brief so that everyone on wwp would once again have a summary of the day’s news from Iran. I like Niteowl have gotten all of my information from reliable tweets and no information I could not confirm has been included in this brief. This one is rather short because it is my first one the rest will be longer. December 30th 2009 Protests/unrest 1. Pro-government rallies took place in cities across Iran in protest of the recent reformist protests. 2. Greens are planning protests to counter the pro-government rallies that took place today. 3. The body of Seyyed Ali Mousavi, the nephew of Mir Hossein Mousavi was returned to the family for burial today. He was laid to rest in a closed funeral with no demonstrators or security forces present. 4. Allahu Akbar continues to be chanted at night in Tehran. 5. Gunshots were heard in the early morning in and around Evin Prison. Freedom Messenger: Gunshots Heard at Evin Prison 6. Following a memorial service by students of the Mashhad Azad University some 500 armed basij were brought campus and began attacking students. At least 8 were injured and taken to the hospital and some 80 were arrested. 7. Following the crackdown at Mashhad Azad University students held a silent sit in to protest the attack of the memorial service. 8. Last night the Office of Nasrollah Torabi, a reformist politician, was set on fire by plain clothes militia. 9. Police today stated that they believe the death of Seyyed Ali Mousavi to be caused by a “terror group” that has been operating in Tehran. Arrests 1. Iran’s parliament has asked authorities to arrest the instigators of Sunday’s violent anti-government protests. This includes the fallowing people, Mehdi Karoubi, Mir Hossein Mousavi and Fa'ezeh Hashemi. International 1. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has had a jet put on standby to fly him and his family to Russia in the event the situation in Iran worsens. Shahrzad News: "A jet put on standby to flly Iranian officials" Media CNN now has a section of its website dedicated to the protests CNN.com If anyone would be interested in proofreading or translating the Green Brief send me and email at firstname.lastname@example.org.