A minimum of 31 civilians have been killed in an Iranian security forces crackdown on protests that erupted over the dying of Mahsa Amini after her arrest by the morality police, an Oslo-based NGO talked about at current.
“The parents of Iran have come to the streets to achieve their fundamental rights and human dignity… and the federal authorities is responding to their peaceful protest with bullets,” Iran Human Rights (IHR) director Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam talked about in a press launch, publishing a toll after six days of protests.
IHR talked about it had confirmed protests happening in over 30 cities and totally different metropolis centres, elevating alarm over “mass arrests” of protesters and civil society activists.
Protests first erupted over the weekend inside the northern province of Kurdistan, from the place Amini originated, nevertheless have now unfold all through the nation.
IHR talked about its toll included the deaths of 11 of us killed Wednesday night inside the metropolis of Amol inside the northern Mazandaran province on the Caspian Sea, and 6 killed in Babol within the equivalent province.
Within the meantime, the foremost northeastern metropolis of Tabriz observed its first dying inside the protests, IHR talked about.
“Condemnation and expression of concern by the worldwide neighborhood aren’t adequate,” Amiry-Moghaddam talked about.
Earlier, Kurdish rights group Hengaw talked about 15 of us had been killed in Kurdistan province and totally different Kurdish-populated areas of the north of Iran, along with eight on Wednesday night.
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