Over 70 killed in week in Iran’s crackdown on Amini protests: NGO

PARIS: Iranian security forces have killed 72 people, including 56 in Kurdish-populated areas, in the past week alone in their crackdown on the protests sparked by Mahsa Amini’s death, a rights group said Tuesday. The protests, which erupted in mid-September following the death of Amini, 22, in the custody of the morality police, have turned […]

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Alarm grows over Iran protest crackdown in Kurdish city

PARIS: Rights groups voiced alarm Tuesday over the extent of an Iranian crackdown on a Kurdish-populated city that has become a hub for protests, as oil refinery workers pressed strikes in a new tactic. Iran’s clerical authorities have been shaken by over three weeks of protests that erupted after the death of Mahsa Aminia 22-year […]

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