Iran: Universities are the main centers of protest – Around 200 dead in the protests

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Fresh protests erupted today (6/11) at universities in Iran and in Kurdish areas in the country’s northwest, with the anti-regime protest movement showing no sign of abating despite a crackdown.

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The protests that erupted after the death of a young Kurdish woman of Iranian origin, Mahsa Amini, on September 16 after she was arrested by the morality police, have become the biggest wave of protest in the country since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Over the days, the women’s freedom protests have turned into a movement against the Islamic regime, with protests spreading to the streets, universities and even schools, despite a crackdown that has left close to 200 dead. , according to the tally of an NGO based outside Iran.

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According to the Norwegian-based Iranian Kurdish rights group Hengaw, security forces opened fire today in the Kurdistan city of Marivan, injuring 35 people. This account could not be confirmed at this time.

Protesters had gathered in Tehran following the death of a Kurdish student from Marivan, Nasrin Ghadri, who Hengaw said succumbed to her injuries on Saturday after being hit on the head by police.

Source: News Beast

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