Tehran/Washington: Against the death of Mehsa Amini, anti-government protests are continuing in various cities in Iran, while the United States has announced a ban on Iran’s moral police.
According to the report of a foreign news agency, protests against Mehsa Amini’s death are ongoing in different cities of Iran. Iran Human Rights, an Oslo-based non-governmental group, says at least 31 civilians have been killed in Iran’s crackdown during six nights of violence against protesters in more than 30 towns and cities.
Meanwhile, the US has announced sanctions against Iran’s moral police and seven top security officials for the alleged killing of Mehsa Amini and the use of force against peaceful protesters.
US Secretary of State Anthony Blanken said in a statement that Mahsa Amini’s death is tragic and brutal, which the US strongly condemns.
Anthony Blanken said that the US is imposing sanctions on Iran’s moral police and top security officials for using force against peaceful protesters who are involved in serious human rights violations.