Dec. 22 - according to reports the government’s agents blanketed the area between Qoba Mosque and Mohseni St. in Tehran.
They were there to prevent people from gathering to commemorate the death of Ayatollah Montazeri.
On the night of Montazeri’s death the populace chanted slogans including “Moharam is the month of blood and Seyyed Ali (Khamenei) is overthrown”.
Dec. 22 - The regime will intensify its suppressive efforts during the days preceding Ashura especially the day before Ashura.
Pasdar Radan, the successor to command of the SSF, said, “everything is arranged and especially security measures are taken to execute order and security on the days of Tasuoa (the day prior to Ashura) and Ashura. In those days in cooperation with the Helpers of Moharam the order and security will be implemented in the mourning ceremonies and in the mourning groups.” The regime is paying special attention to prevent any demonstrations.
Dec. 22 - in Sirjan the public hanging of two men was protested. The people attacked the SSF and took the two prisoners away. One of them may have still been alive. Unfortunately the prisoners were recaptured in a few hours.
Videos of the December 21 demonstrations are available here: