IHR said it had confirmed protests taking place in over 30 towns and other urban centres, elevating alarm over “mass arrests” of protesters and civil society activists.
At least 31 civilians were killed in an Iranian safety forces crackdown on protests that erupted over the dying of Mahsa Amini after her arrest via the morality police, an Oslo-based NGO stated today.
“The people of Iran have come to the streets to achieve their essential rights and human dignity… And the government is responding to their non violent protest with bullets,” Iran Human Rights (IHR) director Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam stated in a statement, publishing a toll after six days of protests.
IHR stated it had confirmed protests taking location in over 30 towns and other city centres, elevating alarm over “mass arrests” of protesters and civil society activists.
Protests first erupted over the weekend inside the northern province of Kurdistan, from wherein Amini originated, however have now unfold across the u . S . A ..
IHR said its toll covered the deaths of 11 human beings killed Wednesday night time within the town of Amol in the northern Mazandaran province on the Caspian Sea, and six killed in Babol inside the identical province.
Meanwhile, the fundamental northeastern town of Tabriz saw its first death within the protests, IHR stated.
“Condemnation and expression of problem through the international community are not sufficient,” Amiry-Moghaddam said.
Earlier, Kurdish rights group Hengaw stated 15 people had been killed in Kurdistan province and different Kurdish-populated areas of the north of Iran, together with eight on Wednesday night time.