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Iranians taken to streets in support of Bahrain’s Sheikh Isa Qassim

Iranian protestors hold banners in the capital Tehran on May 26, 2017 during a demonstration in support of top Bahraini Shiite cleric Isa Qassim, who was sentenced on May 21 to a suspended one-year jail term. (Photo by AFP)

Ghanbar Naderi
Press TV, Tehran

Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets of Tehran in solidarity with Bahrain’s prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim whose house is under a military siege in the Persian gulf kingdom. The protesters condemned Manama’s crackdown on the supporters of the cleric and on dissent. Our correspondent Ghanbar Naderi has more. 

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