UNICEF statement, expressed deep concern with the families of those killed. 30 children under the age of 18 were killed by repressive agents in recent protests in Iran
UNICEF statement, expressed deep concern with the families of those killed. 30 children under age of 18 were killed by repressive agents in recent protests in Iran.
Iranian Human Rights Society, October 11, 2022. 30 children under age of 18 have been killed by repressive agents in nationwide uprising of Iranian people.
The names and specifications that identified so far are attached. Reports show that the real number should be much higher.
UNICEF statement, expressed deep concern
On the other hand, UNICEF statement, expressed deep concern about the continued reports about the deaths, injuries and arrests of children and teenagers during the recent protests in Iran. And he expressed his condolences to the families of the dead and injured.”
In this statement, UNICEF statement emphasized that it wants to protect all children from any violence and harm, including in conflicts and political events. Violence against children is indefensible, by anyone and in any context.
In the end, UNICEF statement wrote: “This request of the Secretary General repeated to authorities that unnecessary and excessive use of force should be avoided. Children and teenagers should be able to obtain their rights in a safe and peaceful environment.
The nationwide protests of 2022 in Iran began with the protest against the murder of Mahsa Amini. It has continued until now and more than a thousand people were killed.
Among these, at least 30 children have been authenticated.
Names of 30 children that have been collected so far by Iranian Human Rights Society are as follows:
1-Zakaria Khayal, Piranshahr, 16 years old, martyred by security officers, martyred on 20 September
2- Amin Maarofi, Oshnavieh, 16 years old, father’s name: Abu Bakr, shot in the head by security agents, martyred on 21 September
3- Amir Ali Fuladi, Islamabad West, 16 years old, shot by security officers in Islamabad West, martyred on September 21
4-Sydmehdi Mousavi, Zanjan, 15 years old, shot by security officers, martyred on 22 September
5- Parsa Rezadoost, 17 years old, Hashtgerd, shot by security officers, martyred on September 23, 2022
6- Sarina Ismailzadeh, 16 years old, son of Aref, Mehrshahr, shot by security agents, martyred on September 23
7- Siavash Mahmoudi, 16 years old, from Beheshti settlement, Naziabad, Tehran. Due to being shot in the head by security officers, date of martyrdom (probably September 26)
8- Mohammad Zamani, 16 years old, Tehran, being shot by security officers in Sultan Abad
9- Ehsan Alibazi, 16 years old, Quds city, shot by security officers, date of martyrdom on September 23, 2022 – he was killed by 12 bullets. He was buried in cemetery of Waliasr town in Barde, Ilam province.
10- Nika Shakrami, 17 years old, Tehran, went missing on Keshavarz Blvd. on September 11. And on September 30, her body found in Kahrizak with face disintegrated, nose crushed, and jaw broken due to baton blows.
11- Amir Mehdi Farakhipour, 17 years old, Tehran, as a result of shot by security officers in Tehran’s Laleh Park. Date of martyrdom: September 28, 2022. His family was told that we will not hand over the child’s body if you make it to the media!
12- Amir Hossein Basati, 15 years old, shot by security officers, martyred on October 2, place of martyrdom in Kermanshah
13- Nima Shafiq Dost, 16 years old, was injured in nationwide protests in Urmia and hospitalized in basement of her house, she was arrested, and her body handed over on October 5.
14- Mohammad Javad Zahedi, 16 years old, Sari, killed with 95 Shotgun bullets in the head and back
15- 16-year-old Samer Hashemzahi –
16- Sedis Keshani, 14 years old
17-Javad Poshe, son of Ahmad, 11 years old
18- Jabir Shirouzahi, son of Ahmad, 12 years old
19-Omid Safarzahi, 17 years old (shot in the neck and head)
20-Mireshkar (unknown name/2-year-old child) On the evening of Sunday, October 3, this child was shot directly in front of his house in Jam Jam Boulevard, Zahedan.
21- 12-year-old Mohammad Rakhshani, son of Abdul Qadir from Kausar Zahedan area. shot in the head by forces of Basij Tharullah base in Kebdani neighborhood
22- Yaser Shahouzahi, 16 years old, was shot in the heart by security agents, martyrdom date: Friday, October 1
23- Pooya (Ali) Ahmadpour Psikhani, 17 years old, Rasht, due to being hit by the batons of security officers. Date of martyrdom was September 23, 2022 – he first was into a coma and died after a few days.
24- Abulfazl Adina, 16 years old, was killed by 24 shotguns in front of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. Martyrdom date, Saturday, October 8, 2022.
25- Ali Brahui, 14 years old, son of Omar from Zahedan, was hit by two bullets in chest and neck on Friday, October 1.
26- Danial Shahbakhsh, 11years old, son of Abdolhameed , Zahedan, was hit by one bullet in Heart on Friday, October 1
27- Omid Sarani, 13 years old
28- Mohammad Iqbal Naib Zahi, 16 years old, son of Niaz Mohammad/ no birth certificate
29- Mohammad Amin Gumshadzehi, 17 years old, son of Abdul Hamid
30- Asra Panahi, 15 years old, Shahid’s Ardabil High School student, beating in high school and then died in the hospital, date of martyrdom: October 12
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