Eyewitness Accounts of Iran Protests on Twitter

The Iranian government has tried to clamp down on coverage of the protests, shutting down websites, blocking access to social media sites and intimidating foreign reporters. But first-hand accounts are nevertheless proliferating on Twitter (text-messaging has been shut down, but many eye-witnesses are getting their stories out through proxy servers.)


For up-to-the-minute coverage of the protests, check out this Twitter feed:

 Caveat: This feed is obviously unedited, so not everything can be verified.

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