Iranians continue to protest the execution of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr

Mass protest erupted across Iran on Friday demonstrating against the execution of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.


Thousands of demonstrators carried pictures of al-Nimir chanting “Death to Al Saud,” “Down with the United States” and “Death to Israel”.


Protesters gathered outside of the Mosalla Mosque in Tehran where they demonstrated for roughly forty minutes.


Iranian state media reported protests in other Iranian cities as well as Bahrain.


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