June 23rd, 2009
06:34 PM ET

Photo Gallery of Neda

CNN has obtained photos of Neda, the young Iranian woman shot and killed during the protests.

soundoff (42 Responses)
  1. Teresa - Spring, Tx

    Thank you so much for showing Neda in a beautiful light and not just of her dying in the streets. I'm very proud to know that she was a strong woman who wanted to express the need for democracy and freedom!!

    June 23, 2009 at 8:55 pm |
  2. Scholar

    Prophecy states that all religion will fall one day... I see this young girl as a catalyst in that prophecies fulfillment.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:54 pm |
  3. Brian

    It is being reported on Facebook another woman was shot and killed in Tehran. She was pregnant. Please check facebook to confirm and report this.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:50 pm |
  4. Cindy-Atlanta

    I hope that the people of Iran rally to protest this tragedy.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:49 pm |
  5. meinsananto

    How sad...Such a bright star snuffed out too soon..Her family must be devastated.. My prayers go out to them.. If any good can come out of this tragedy it is ..that at least she died fighting for her believes.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:47 pm |
  6. Laleh Hashemi

    Citizens of the world; I thank you for your solidarity, thank you for your thoughts and thank you for caring.
    There many Neda's in Iran who'll need your support.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:46 pm |
  7. Annie of San Francisco, Ca.

    Did she have to die so needlessly in order for the voice of her country men and women to be heard?
    I can't seem to get the image of her death out of my mind. I'm glad I got to see these pictures. Such a beautiful and vibrant person and to be cut down at such a young age.
    My condolences goes out to her family. May God bless her and may she rest in peace.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:44 pm |
  8. maryjane

    What an extraordinary young woman. I only dream of being that brave. GOD BLESS YOU NEDA!!!!!!!

    June 23, 2009 at 8:36 pm |
  9. Jay

    It's been two days that I can not eat, sleep and function properly. Neda did not die, she was born and live forever in everybody's mind.
    We should get justice for Neda. She was murdered for her beliefs.
    I honestly am in shock...

    June 23, 2009 at 8:35 pm |
  10. Marlene

    I hope Neda's death will stand for a real change in Iran. 30 years ago there was a revolution for change, and those who wanted change are now the oppressors. What a complete circle back to where they started.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:33 pm |
  11. Raquel Rodriguez

    So unfortunate... 🙁

    ......May God Bless Her Soul.....

    June 23, 2009 at 8:32 pm |
  12. Shelley

    Neda was beautiful! So sad. When are men going to stop killing fathers, mothers, bothers, sisters, cousins, children, etc.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:32 pm |
  13. joe

    you all forgot what happened in ohio they had somethig to say also

    June 23, 2009 at 8:31 pm |
  14. Desire S.

    It is so sad that in this jaded world it took a video that actually showed the life leaving this poor woman to wake people up to what is happening in their world. But once we become used to the sight of death by violence what will be left to wake us up next time? Already the sight of her lifeless eyes is no longer making me turn away immediately. And with people using her blood-stained face as a sign of the protest will it even continue to hold any meaning that a person's life was taken – or will we look and not flinch anymore?

    In case anyone takes offense ... I fully support the protesters in Iran and anyone who is helping them. I just wish we all could have come to their aid without this woman's death being broadcast and causing further desensitization of our souls.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:23 pm |
  15. Juliana Leblanc

    Her name was ندا (Neda) , which means voice or call in Farsi. She is the voice of the people, a call to freedom .

    Rest In Peace, beautiful Neda.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm |
  16. Sandie in TX

    She was so beautiful! I pray that her death will just be the beginning and not be in vain

    June 23, 2009 at 8:17 pm |
  17. angie

    she is a very stunning and has beautiful smile that last a lifetime! so sad that those smiles were dimmed by this crazy dictators! I hope she is at peace now; i know she wants to see peace and hope the blood she shred on her life ; someday she will find out that because of her and so many hundreds of victims of this oppression will find a long lasting freedom for her countrymen; and that will change history in the middle east. and the whole world. 2 less crazy dictator in the world will make it a better place to live.....

    June 23, 2009 at 8:15 pm |
  18. shahriar

    NEDA will always remain a symbol of Iran's resistance to tyranny and her death will not be for nothing. The Iranian nation will keep her memory alive in their hearts and minds. We bow our heads and salute you Neda jan.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:13 pm |

    This is a dam,crying shame.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    June 23, 2009 at 8:13 pm |
  20. Nella H. O'Leary

    Neda will be remembered of people around the world for what she already fight for freedom, democracy and human rights, etc. of hers and iranians.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:12 pm |
  21. Josef

    How could anybody hate Neda, I dunno... unless you're so filled w/ hatred that you can't see nor feel nor percieve humanity.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:09 pm |
  22. Hamid

    A beautiful angel of democracy –

    The dictator's sniper silenced her, but her neda (divine call) for freedom echoed throughout the world – And her name was Neda.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:07 pm |
  23. Patricià

    Neda nazanin, we all heard your fathers cries. Today, Iran and the rest of the world mourns...roohet shad.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:06 pm |
  24. Nick M Sotoudeh

    Neda: Your bravery has captivated Iranians and audiences around the glob. You broke the heart and sole of a nation. Neda, we will never forget you. Rest in Peace my dear

    June 23, 2009 at 8:04 pm |
  25. Marcu

    those pictures really stay with you. she looked like a very warm and loving person.

    Rest In Peace Neda, no one shall forget the ultimate sacrifice you made.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:03 pm |
  26. Noel Anthony Haughey

    Innocent and beautiful Neda unfortunately was in the wrong place at the wrong time with her music teacher. Let us hope Neda's passing will be the instrument of peace, harmony and justice for the future Iran.....

    GOD Bless Neda

    Noel Anthony Haughey

    June 23, 2009 at 8:02 pm |
  27. GF, Los Angeles

    She will now be remembered the same way the man who stood up to the tank in Tinamen Square back in 1989 was – a voice for freedom.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:01 pm |
  28. Wendy Norbom

    This beautiful and courageous spirit will live in my heart as a memory of the spirit of the Iranian people. We are all no different than each other – wanting our freedom, to be heard and understood. Her courage went well beyond her years and she will be remembered with reverence and great respect. God be with her and her family as they mourn her loss. I will never forget her and what she stood for.

    June 23, 2009 at 8:00 pm |
  29. Dee Dee

    What an angel.

    June 23, 2009 at 7:58 pm |
  30. James in TN

    Neda was beautiful, now she's a beauitiful angel. Her voice was heard round the world. She will change thw world silently. Amazing!!

    June 23, 2009 at 7:57 pm |
  31. Eric in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I see these pictures of this beautiful young woman and my heart is devastated. We so often forget these images or take them for granted, but this time I don't think this will happen. This lovely young woman represents the new face of Iran. The Iran we are not seeing through its government. Its the face of a young country fighting to come out of its shell and wanting to join world community. Most of Iran is young, very westernized in their interests and I think its youth sees through the oppression and lies. I am a young Cuban American and I wish this revolution would have happened in Cuba years ago. Now Cuba may have a chance, but in the case of Iran sometimes fighting and dying may be the only way to achieve life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Freedom.

    June 23, 2009 at 7:57 pm |
  32. Ryan Warawa

    Rest in peace Neda!

    June 23, 2009 at 7:55 pm |
  33. Emma D

    Barack- diplomacy doesn't mean being quiet ... I'm glad that you don't invade a country at the whim of a hat ... But SAY something ... While America may be a scapegoat for many oppressive regimes, do not let that quiet our voice ... Show the world that our power means something ... That our ideology carries weight ... so, please, PLEASE, use this situation to use words – not violence- as an example of our strength ..

    June 23, 2009 at 7:53 pm |
  34. Isabel, Brazil

    In Shia tradition, the martyr is one who prefers to die fighting the injustices of the oppressed.

    Neda country wanted a fairer, more egalitarian. She fought against tyranny.

    Beautiful pictures! She is so full of life!

    June 23, 2009 at 7:51 pm |
  35. maldini

    Neda – rest in peace as the world has witnessed your brutal end and the beginning for a new change in Iran. You will be with us for the rest of our lives as your martyrom has been recorded in HISTORY!

    June 23, 2009 at 7:17 pm |
  36. Brian

    Seeing that Iranian women on the ground bleeding, having been shot, reminded me of that neil young song "ohio". 'what if you knew her, and found her dead on the ground, how could you run when you konw?' people must stand up and defy the tyrants, and we must free the world.

    June 23, 2009 at 7:13 pm |
  37. LTC David

    The government of Iran has now out-North Korea'd North Korea in terms of utter lunacy, brutality, totalitarianism, and total oppression of their citizens. Add to the list YET ANOTHER murder in a long string of them going back to 1979. Iran replaced the Shah...FOR THIS????

    I weep for you, beautiful Neda, and I weep for all the people of Iran.

    June 23, 2009 at 7:06 pm |
  38. Annie Kate

    How beautiful Neda was – and how young. Her smile stays with you. I hope there is meaning in her death and that Iran changes because of it. I feel for her parents though and her friends – and I know she will be missed desperately by them.

    June 23, 2009 at 7:04 pm |
  39. Massoud

    Hi Anderson,

    Here is the one of the articles of Iran's constitution. Please read for your viewers:

    Article 27 [Freedom of Assembly]
    "Public gatherings and marches may be freely held, provided arms are not carried and that they are not detrimental to the fundamental principles of Islam."

    This woman was killed illegally according to their own constitution!

    One wonders how they are going to spin this one! But then again it should not be hard for them.

    June 23, 2009 at 6:56 pm |
  40. Michael Pineda

    Contractors see Iran as a business opportunity. Contractors are providing bids and plans to republican representatives who will listen and will pay into their party. Pres. Obama is smart for not being used. Using our US Military i.e. Soldiers, Marines, Airmen, Sailors, civilians as pawns to support Contractors plan.

    I'm a logistician in the US Army and know Contractors are providing package plans.

    God Bless our President for being diplomatic and not allowing us to be used to rid of someone else's arch enemy. He cares for our taxpayers.

    June 23, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  41. Ron San Bruno, Ca

    Sometimes, a silenced voice can be heard around the world . NEDA , your vote has been counted . God is Great !!!

    June 23, 2009 at 6:52 pm |
  42. Michael C. McHugh

    When the history of this time is finally written, it will probably record that she was the one who sparked a great revolution in Iran. Of one thing we can be certain: the days of that regime are numbered.

    June 23, 2009 at 6:48 pm |