The revolt against the theocratic and despotic mullahs in Iran is reaching new levels.

On Thursday night, crowds shouted “Death to Khameini,” in reference to Iran’s Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Hosseini Khamenei, who has been in that position since 1989; he was president of Iran from 1981 to 1989.

The protesters created paths to protest despite the government trying to close off access:

Protesters demonstrated their rage against Khameini despite the presence of government forces:

Meanwhile, the State Department offered continued moral support for the protesters:

As did Secretary of Defense James Mattis:

Yesterday, Vice President Mike Pence spoke in uncompromising language about the situation: