More than 400 demonstrators protest Ahmadinejad

By: CNN
By: CNN
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is seen during a military parade to commemorate Army Day, in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Thursday, April 17, 2008. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is seen during a military parade to commemorate Army Day, in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran, Thursday, April 17, 2008. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

UNITED NATIONS (CNN) -- More than 400 protesters marched Wednesday afternoon in front of the Iranian Mission to the U.N., chanting, "Hey, hey, ho, ho Ahmadinejad has to to go."

They carried pictures of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with his face "X'ed" out.

"Murderer at the United Nations", "Free the political prisoners in Iran," read some of the banners.

"I am very angry," said Anna Amiri, an Iranian emigree who traveled from Dallas, Texas to attend the rally seven blocks from the United Nations.

"We voted for Moussavi to have a change," she said, referring to Mir Hossein Moussavi, who lost the disputed June 12 presidential election.

Amiri held a picture of Neda, a young woman whose murder at a political rally was captured on video and seen around the world.

"People are hurt, raped, tortured," said Amiri.

Amiri said Iranian government security forces attacked her sister at a recent rally in Tehran, forcing her to seek treatment at a local hospital.

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