Tag - Hijab protests

Iran sentences three more protesters to death


New York: Iran’s judiciary has sentenced three more anti-government protesters to death on charges of “waging war on God”, its Mizan news agency reported, defying growing international criticism over its fierce crackdown on demonstrators. Iran hanged two other men last week, one of them a karate champion with several national titles, in its attempts to stamp...

Iran situation ‘critical’ with more than 300 killed in protests: UN


New York: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said that the situation in Iran was "critical", describing a hardening of the authorities' response to protests that have resulted in more than 300 deaths in the past two months. "We urge your authorities to address the people's demands for equality, dignity and rights instead of using...

Over 75 killed as anti-hijab protests intensify in Iran


Washington: As the protests entered their 12th day over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, Iranian riot police and security forces clashed with demonstrators in dozens of cities. Ten days after her death, the protests have now spread across at least 46 Iranian cities, towns, and villages. Meanwhile, a rights group claimed that over 75 people...