This is a selection of pictures of the Grand Makki Mosque of the southeastern Iranian city of Zahedan, the largest Sunni mosque in the country, which has been a focal point of anti-government protests since nationwide demonstrations erupted in September. Its Friday prayer leader, Molavi Abdolhamid, has been a key dissenting voice inside Iran, using his sermons to sharply criticize the bloody response of the country’s Shia clerical rulers to the protest movement.
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