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 “مجلس حقوق الإنسان” الأممي يحقق في احتجاجات إيران (1) infographic
Graphic shows 21 provinces where Iran Human Rights have reported protest deaths.


“مجلس حقوق الإنسان” الأممي يحقق في احتجاجات إيران

By Duncan Mil

October 26, 2022 - “مجلس حقوق الإنسان” التابع للأمم المتحدة طالب إيران بإنهاء استخدام القوة “غير المتناسبة” ضد الاحتجاجات التي “تدعو إلى تحسين حقوق المرأة”. قُتل ما لا يقل عن 465 شخصاً، بمن فيهم 58 طفلاً و27 امرأة و50 من عناصر الشرطة.

Mahsa Amini, 22, died in September in the custody of the Gasht-e Ershad -- the so-called morality police -- after they arrested her for allegedly wearing the hijab incorrectly. Her death sparked mass anti-government protests, which have continued for more than five weeks across Iran.

Nuemrous other women and children have since been killed in, or adjacent to, the protests. On September 20, 16-year-old Nika Shakarami died after she messaged a friend to say security forces were chasing her during a protest in Tehran. Her body showed multiple fractures to her head, pelvis, arms and legs.

The family of Hadis Najafi, 22, have said that she was shot dead by security forces while protesting in the city of Karaj, west of Tehran, on September 21. Officials allegedly asked her father to say she died of a heart attack.

Another 16-year-old girl, Sarina Esmailzadeh, died after being severely beaten on the head by security forces during protests in Karaj on September 22, according to Amnesty International.

PUBLISHED: 26/11/2022; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Iran Wire, IHR, Facebook