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300 people killed in recent unrest in Iran

Tehran/IBNS: At least 300 people have been killed in recent unrest in Iran following mass protests triggered by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who passed away while in police custody, Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the commander of Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), said Tuesday.

UN rights body launches Iran human rights investigation

New York: Following calls from UN human rights chief Volker Türk for an independent investigation into ongoing deadly violence against protesters in Iran, the Human Rights Council has created a fact-finding mission, related to the protests that began on 16 September 2022.

Women demonstrate in Kabul over Mahsa Amini's death, Taliban fire into air disperse protesters

Kabul: The Taliban forces shot in the air to disperse the women protesters who had assembled in front of the Iranian Embassy in Kabul to demonstrate against the death of Mahsa Amini.

Masha Amini death: Spanish FM summons Iranian ambassador over suppression of demonstrations in Tehran

Madrid/UNI: The Spanish Foreign Ministry has summoned Iranian Ambassador Hassan Ghashghavi to express protest over the suppression of demonstrations in Iran, the Europa Press news agency reported on Wednesday.

'We are in New York': Iran Prez refuses interview with journalist who said no to headscarf

New York: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi refused veteran journalist Christiane Amanpour an interview after she declined to wear a headscarf, media reports said.

UN experts strongly condemn death of Mahsa Amini, ‘victim of Iran’s sustained repression’

New York: UN independent human rights experts on Thursday strongly condemned the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died in police custody following her arrest for allegedly failing to comply with Iran’s strict rules on women’s dress, by wearing what authorities said was “an improper hijab”.

Mahsa Amini Death: Treasury Sanctions Iran’s Morality Police and Senior Security Officials for violence against protesters

Washington: The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Thursday said it has decided to designate Iran’s Morality Police for abuse and violence against Iranian women and the violation of the rights of peaceful Iranian protestors.

Iran: Mahsa Amini's father said authorities lied about her death

Tehran: The father of Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, who was arrested for “improper hijab” and allegedly beaten up by the Islamic Republic’s “morality” police, has accused authorities about her death.

Mahsa Amini death: At least 31 killed in Iran as authorities crack down on anti-hijab protesters

At least 31 people have been killed across Iran in the crack down on anti-hijab protests triggered by the custodial death of 22-year-old woman Mahsa Amini, who was arrested for “improper hijab” and allegedly beaten up by the Islamic Republic’s “morality” police, media reports said citing Oslo-based NGO Iran Human Rights (IHR).  

Mahsa Amini Death: Anti-hijab protests continue across Iran, three die

Tehran: At least three people were killed as they protested in different parts of Iran over the death of a woman in custody for breaking hijab laws.

Improper hijab: 22-year-old Iranian woman dies after 'beaten' up by police

A 22-year-old Iranian woman died after she was arrested for “improper hijab” and allegedly beaten up by the Islamic Republic’s “morality” police, media reports said on Saturday.