Protesters disrupted state-organized anti-Israel demonstrations and even brought out the green symbols of opposition candidate Mir Hussein Moussavi. Some accounts said tens of thousands of counter-demonstrators infiltrated the government-sponsored protests in Tehran, disrupting "death to Israel" chants with "death to Russia." Pro- and anti-government demonstrators mixed it up in the streets, and sidewalk debates over politics broke out throughout the city.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad used the occasion for some of his strongest anti-Israel statements to date, including a reiteration of his infamous Holocaust denials
No doubt recalling the Internet's impact on their protests earlier this year, anti-regime demonstrators uploaded videos of their marches to YouTube andreported the happeningson Twitter.Videosshowed thousands chanting in the streets. Despite warnings that displays of opposition symbolism would be harshly punished, demonstrators waved green flag
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