31 Killed In Iran Crackdown On Anti-Hijab Protesters After Custody Death

31 Killed In Iran Throughout Protests Over "Morality Police" Custody Loss of life

No less than 31 civilians have been killed in an Iranian safety forces crackdown on protests that erupted over the demise of Mahsa Amini after her arrest by the morality police, an Oslo-based NGO mentioned right this moment.

“The individuals of Iran have come to the streets to attain their basic rights and human dignity… and the federal government is responding to their peaceable protest with bullets,” Iran Human Rights (IHR) director Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam mentioned in a press release, publishing a toll after six days of protests.

IHR mentioned it had confirmed protests going down in over 30 cities and different city centres, elevating alarm over “mass arrests” of protesters and civil society activists.

Protests first erupted over the weekend within the northern province of Kurdistan, from the place Amini originated, however have now unfold throughout the nation.

IHR mentioned its toll included the deaths of 11 individuals killed Wednesday evening within the city of Amol within the northern Mazandaran province on the Caspian Sea, and 6 killed in Babol in the identical province.