August 16, 2018
A video of a large crowd surrounding Iranian policemen in Tehran after they viciously beat up a street vendor and destroyed his small cart was widely circulated on social media on Wednesday.
WARNING – DISTURBING FOOTAGE
Sources say #Iran‘s state police & municipality authorities attacked & severely injured a young street-vendor trying to make ends meet.
Angry bystanders prevented them from fleeing the scene.
Notice how they’re covering their faces to not be filmed. pic.twitter.com/o93tbxBpWD
— Heshmat Alavi ❌ (@HeshmatAlavi) August 15, 2018