Archive for October 2022

Germany, others in EU plan Iran sanctions over protests clampdown

Protesters gather in support of Iranian women and against the death of Mahsa Amini at Callao square in Madrid, Spain, October 1, 2022. REUTERS/Isabel Infantes/File Photo

BERLIN, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Germany, France, Denmark, Spain, Italy and the Czech Republic have submitted 16 proposals for new European Union sanctions against Iran for its violent crackdown on protests over women’s rights, a German foreign ministry source said on Monday.

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Iran protests: riot police use teargas on students at Sharif university

Protests over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini have continued to intensify in Iran despite crackdowns by the authorities Photograph: Contributor/072019/Getty Images

Unverified social media videos show security forces firing teargas amid reports some students are trapped in campus car park

Mon 3 Oct 2022- Guardian-

Iranian security forces have clashed with students at a prominent university in Tehran, social and state media reported, in the latest sign of a deadly clampdown on nationwide protests that were ignited by the death in custody of a young woman.

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