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June 5, 2013 12:08 am

Iranians Shout ‘Down with the Dictator’ During Funeral of Regime Critic

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Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photo: Wiki Commons

Al Arabiya – Thousands of Iranians chanted “down with the dictator” during the funeral procession for prominent religious figure and regime critic Ayatollah Jalaluddin Taheri in the city of Isfahan, signaling a rise of anti-government voices ahead of the upcoming June 14 presidential elections.

The mourners also chanted “shame on the dictator” and called for lifting house arrest on reformist and opposition leaders Mehdi Karroubi and Mir Hussein Mousavi.

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