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Neda Soltani, 27-Year-Old Iranian Woman Shot

Amateur video of Neda Soltani lying dead in the street has become a symbol of Iran's opposition movement. The footage is less than a minute long and shows blood streaming from the Iranian woman’s nose and mouth.

The images of her death have unleashed a stream of outrage at the administration’s recent attacks on the people of Iran. Thousands of supporters have written tributes to the Neda, admiring her as a martyr.

The 27- year- old woman was shot by a Basij militia member as police in riot gear were breaking up a protest to the current elections.

Her family was forbidden to hold a public funeral since the Iranian government has banned all open gatherings.

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