Tow Iranian students deported from Britain arrived at Teheran Airport on Wednesday (10 September) to a Chaotic welcome from about one thousand Islamic Fundamentalist.
GV Wife of Iranian deportee and relatives at London's Heathrow Airport (2 shots)
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11/12 August 1980 LV Demonstrations outside British Embassy in teheran
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CU PULL BACK TO GV Armed guard (2 shots)
GV TRAVEL SHOT Demonstrators line road (5 shots)
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Background: Tow Iranian students deported from Britain arrived at Teheran Airport on Wednesday (10 September) to a Chaotic welcome from about one thousand Islamic Fundamentalist. When they emerged through customs, they filed thorough an honour parade of revolutionary Guards. More than forty Iranian students face deportation from Britain after violent demonstrations outside the U.S. Embassy in London.
SYNOPSIS: Deportation for the first of the Iranian students was carried out swiftly. The British wife of one, and their baby son, had checked in at London's Heathrow Airport within hours of the Home Secretary, Mr Willian Whitelaw signing the deportation order. She said she was standing by her husband, but leaving England reluctantly.
Her husband, and his fellow Iranian were taken to the aircraft bound for Teheran under police escort. And as they boarded the jet's steps, they took advantage of a last opportunity to show their defiance of the British Government's ruling.
When they were arrested in August, several hundred Iranians protested outside the British Embassy in Teheran. They chanted "Death to the fascist English Police" and produced blown up newspaper pictures alleging British police brutality. Iranian police had to guard the embassy.
The crowds had been encouraged by hard-time Islamic clergymen who told the demonstrators that "Now is the time for death for teacher". Hajatoleslam had Ghafari claimed that Iranians in British were prepared to blow up industrial sites and warned that Britain would have to bear the responsibility for all disturbance.
The demonstrators were noisy in their conviction that the Iranians detained in London were being tortured. On Tuesday (9 September) Britain evacuated its considered that the risk was too great leaving them in Teheran.