Time Magazine tells the truth: "At 4 p.m. the Iranian government broke up an attempted memorial service at a cemetery but, very soon after, after tens of thousands of protesters poured into the streets of central Tehran Thursday night, overwhelming Iran's feared security forces. The crowds burned tires, honked horns, waved peace signs, and chanted "Death to the dictators." Because the demonstrators gathered in several neighborhoods throughout the capital, as well as at the country's largest cemetery 20 kilometers south of the city center, the basij paramilitary and Revolutionary Guards could not cover enough ground to control the growing crowds, one of the largest outpourings in recent weeks, albeit spread throughout the city. Indeed, the protests even spread into the city's subway system as many participants hurried back into the city from the aborted prayer service at Behesht-e Zahra cemetery. "Tehran was our town today," exclaimed a 26-year-old woman. "We had more courage and the police less courage," she said. [....]" Iranian Protesters Exceed Security Forces in Tehran - TIME What's the opposite to a "media beat-up" - has a word been invented yet? If not, we might need one soon if the mainstream media keeps down-playing the situation in Iran.