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Iran confirms the death of more than 200 people in the current protests

Iran’s Security Council reported on Saturday that “More than 200 people have lost their lives”during the protests in the Islamic Republic that began in September and assured that from now on the security forces will act more actively in the face of any manifestation.

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The aforementioned Council, which operates under the control of the Minister of the Interior, Ahmad Vahidí, in a statement said that the 200 dead were in terrorist attacks during the riots and disruptive and armed counterrevolutionary elements, members of separatist groups, reported the official website of the Ministry of the Interior. Inside.

This is the first time since the start of the protests on September 16 that Iran has published official figures for the dead.

“As for the protesters, the Islamic Republic of Iran has treated them with the utmost tolerance” but “the enemy’s plan for the continuation of the riots and the strategic patience of the system” It has caused extensive damage, the statement added.

It also warns that the Security Council “will act more decisively” and “police and security forces with all their strength and determination will no longer allow some troublemakers supported by foreign intelligence agencies to endanger the public safety of society.”

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“Therefore, any disturbance of public order and illegal assembly at any level and place will be dealt with decisively and without tolerance.”, he adds.

This statement is published in the midst of new calls for protests against the system for December 5, 6 and 7, which have gone viral on social networks.

The protests in Iran began on September 16, after the death in police custody of a 22-year-old Kurdish girl named Mahsa Amini, who had been arrested for allegedly wearing the Islamic headscarf incorrectly.

Foreign NGOs such as the Oslo-based Iran Human Rights put the death toll at 448 in the heavy police crackdown.

In addition, at least 2,000 people have been accused of various crimes for their participation in them, of which six have been sentenced to death so far.

Source: Elcomercio

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