Woman protestor killed by Iranís security forces in Kurdish town    Thu. 28 Jul 2005


Iran Focus

Tehran, Iran, Jul. 28 - Iranís security forces gunned down a woman protestor in the Kurdish town of Oshnavieh, northwest Iran, on Wednesday during clashes between residents and government forces.

The woman was identified as Jamileh Khezri and was among three protestors killed by state security forces in Oshnavieh during the unrest.

On Monday, two anti-government demonstrators were shot dead by police, according to local residents.

Mondayís demonstration in Oshnavieh, during which participants chanted anti-government slogans, was in solidarity with the more than 200 people arrested in the nearby towns of Mahabad, Piranshahr, and Marivan, according to local Kurdish websites.

The two killed were identified as Heydar Abdollahzadeh and Amr Amini.