Tehran: Protests that have been going on for 10 days over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran have spread to 40 cities of the country.
According to foreign media, the official death toll in the unrest is 41, while human rights groups say the real number is 76.
Amnesty International said that at least four children have been killed by state forces since the protests began, while at least 1,200 people, including 17 journalists, have been arrested. The Central Union of Teachers has called for a nationwide strike. has given
After Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi, the Chief Justice has also emphasized decisive action against the protesters without showing any leniency.
Iran has summoned the ambassadors of Britain and Norway over one-sided media coverage and interference in the country’s internal affairs, and has sharply criticized US support for the protesters.
The protesters are demanding that the hijab be banned and violence and discrimination against women be ended.