On seventh day of nationwide protests in Iran, despite threats, suppression and heavy killings and cutting internet off
On seventh day of nationwide protests in Iran, despite threats, suppression and heavy killings and cutting internet off.People came to streets and with anti-government slogans announced their desire to overthrow the entire Velayat al-Faqih system.
Iranian Human Rights Society, Friday, September 23, 2022. The seventh day of the nationwide protests of people of Iran, while government authorities threatened people in addition to ordering to shoot protesters due to fear of being overthrown. Despite this, protests formed in many cities, but due to interruption of Internet, it is not possible to publish a detailed and complete report.
Films that break censorship wall with great effort and difficulty and published on social media show protests in Tehran, Karaj, Qom, Kurdish cities, Tabriz, Mashhad, Rasht, Isfahan, Shahinshahr, etc.
People have appeared on the scene more ready to confront agents than previous nights, and heavy clashes reported in many areas of Tehran, including Sattar Khan and Shariati.
Ebrahim Raisi’s speech
In his first speech regarding protests in Iran, Ebrahim Raisi said while calling people disturbing, “Protests raised about various issues, they have always been and are but we must distinguish between protest and disturbance; “No one accepts disturbance.”
On the other hand, on Friday, September 23, the US Treasury Department issued a general license to expand access to internet services for Iranians. The US Deputy Treasury Secretary said: “While brave Iranians are taking to the streets to protest the death of Mehsa Amini, the US is strengthening its support for the free flow of information to the Iranian people.”
In response to the US Secretary of State’s tweet about issuing a license to expand access to internet services for the people of Iran, Elon Musk said that he is activating Starlink.
The crowd in Tehran is shocking. People chanting and filled all the streets.
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