Last updated: 30 july, 2009 - 10:18 GMT

Neda's mother speaks of her pride

People hold placards bearing images of Iranian Neda Agha-Soltan in Paris, July 25, 2009

Neda's name and face have acquired iconic status in Iran's opposition struggle

Neda Agha-Soltan was the young Iranian woman whose death in anti-government protests in Teheran last month galvanized the opposition.

Neda Agha-Soltan's mother, Hajar Rostami Motlagh, with Iranian opposition figure, Mehdi Karroubi

Neda's mother has been visited by opposition figure Mehdi Karroubi

She was killed on June 20 and within hours video footage of her death sped around the world and has now been seen by millions.

Now her mother, Hajar Rostami Motlagh, has told Newshour she is waiting for her daughter's killer to be arrested and brought to justice.

It is the first interview she has given for an English-speaking audience since Neda was killed.

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First broadcast 29 July 2009

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