Regarding the continuing demonstrations protesting the death of a woman who was arrested for wearing a scarf in Iran, President Raisi emphasized that the red line has crossed the red line and has developed into a riot, and that the crackdown will be thorough. did.

It seems that there is an aim to discourage participation in the demonstration in order to converge the confusion.

In Iran, the death of a 22-year-old woman who was arrested for wearing a scarf inappropriately on the 16th of this month was beaten by a police officer, while the police said the cause was a heart attack. Demonstrations protesting as the cause are continuing in various places.

Regarding this, President Raisi said in an interview on state television on the 28th that the results of the investigation into the cause of death of the woman will be announced within a few days.

On the other hand, he said, "There is a difference between demonstrations and riots. Disrupting public order is not allowed, and riots have crossed the red line. Those who harm people's lives and property will be brought to justice." I emphasized the stance of thoroughness.

Regarding this demonstration, 41 people have died so far due to clashes with security authorities, etc., and there is a growing voice of criticism both at home and abroad. It seems that there is an aim to discourage.

In response to the death of a woman who was arrested for wearing a scarf in Iran, people from Iran living in Japan held a protest near the Iranian Embassy on the 28th in Tokyo, "Freedom for women." And so on.

More than 100 people, including people from Iran who have lived in Japan for many years, gathered at the protest near the Iranian embassy in Minato Ward.

Participants held placards that read "Freedom for Iran," pictures of dead women, and chanted slogans such as "Freedom for women."

An Iranian man living in Tochigi Prefecture, who participated in the protest, said, "I can't stand the current situation in Iran anymore. I participated because I thought I needed to raise my voice."

Many police officers were stationed around the Iranian embassy, ​​and when protesters tried to approach the embassy, ​​the area was temporarily turbulent, such as getting into a scuffle with the police.

Missiles, drones attack northern Iraqi Kurdish region

The dead woman who triggered the demonstration was an ethnic Kurdish minority, and demonstrations have been particularly violent in western Iran, where many of the same Kurdish people live.

Against this backdrop, Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard Corps attacked the Kurdish autonomous region in northern Iraq on the 28th with missiles and drones, claiming that a terrorist organization supporting demonstrations in the region was hiding there. did.

Iraq's state news agency said the attack killed 13 people, including pregnant women, and injured 58, including children.

In response to this, a spokesperson for the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement protesting that it was an attack on Iraqi territory and an act that violated its sovereignty. .