International Jerusalem Day rallies held in Iran

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 3, 2010 10:40

Iranians on Friday celebrated International Jerusalem Day, the last Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with rallies against the "Israeli occupation of Palestinian land by Israel" being held across the country, according to a report by PressTV.

Iranians held rallies in cities including Teheran, Isfahan, Shiraz and Mashhad.

The late Ayatollah Rouhollah Khomeinei declared Jerusalem Day to mark the last Friday of Ramadan and called for world rallies in favor of the Palestinians and against Israel.


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