It turns out that, this weekend, the Iranian solidarity protesters weren't the only ones supporting copious amounts of green paint on their hands. Flashing a peace sign while your hand is doused in verdant shades of green can get you killed in Tehran. Here — in different circumstances — it'll merely get you arrested.
On early Friday, police received a series of calls reporting a pair of men walking through the Inner Sunset in the midst of a mobile vandalism spree, spray-painting buildings on the fly. Five police officers quickly surrounded the two juveniles — one of whom blurted out “I'm sorry” as soon as he was approached by a police officer.