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Iran's anti-government demonstration repression

2019-12-06T22:28:55.246Z

About the Iranian anti-government demonstration that took place last month, the United Nations pointed out that at least 200 people died in the repression of security forces, independent and impartial…



Iran's anti-government demonstration repression UN strong concern December 7 at 7:18

In an Iranian anti-government demonstration that took place last month, the United Nations pointed out that at least 200 people were killed in the repression of security forces, indicating the need for an independent and equitable investigation.

In Iran last month, anti-government demonstrations took place in response to the government's increase in gasoline prices, and the Iranian government said that multiple deaths occurred, but the reality is unknown.

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Bachelet, released a statement on the 6th, saying, “We obtained information that at least 208 people, including women and children, had died. Said.

In the video obtained by the United Nations, it was confirmed that the security forces were firing aiming at the face and heart against the demonstrators who did not have the weapons to escape, But it is clearly against international norms. "

In addition, at least 7,000 people were detained in the demonstration, forced to confess, unable to meet with lawyers, and being held in a harsh environment, seeking immediate release. It is.

In a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, spokesman Colville of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights stated that “an independent and equitable investigation is needed immediately” and urged the need to investigate the authorities' response to the demonstration .

Source: nhk

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