Greening Queen's Park for Iran
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Greening Queen’s Park for Iran

On Sunday, more than five thousand people gathered on the lawns of Queen’s Park in front of the Ontario Legislature for an impassioned demonstration against the disputed re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the subsequent violence against supporters of the defeated opposition candidate Mir Hussein Moussavi in Iran. With some protesters flying Iran’s current flag while others waved the country’s flag as it existed before the Islamic Revolution, emotions ran high in the crowd: some argued first with one another, and then—as police moved in to form a barrier at the front of the crowd as several people remonstrated forcefully with the speakers—with the police themselves.
All photos by Miles Storey/Torontoist.