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Iran to hold public trials for protesters

Iran to try protesters in Tehran. Foreign enemies blamed for inciting riots.

Where: Iran

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Iran authorities have declared their intent to hold public trials for approximately 1,000 people in Tehran, Iran, over the protests that have shaken the country.
Nationwide protests erupted over the death of Mahsa Amini, 22, who died while in the custody of Iran’s morality police.
The Committee to Protect Journalists stated, “CPJ renewed its call for Iran to release all journalists behind bars in the country, at least 37 of whom were detained over the past six weeks of anti-government protests.”
Iranian officials have alleged that foreign enemies have collaborated to create unrest in the country.
Iran’s official Islamic Republic News Agency stated, “Iran has blamed foreign elements for instigating the recent riots that have resulted in a number of deaths and vandalizing property in several cities.”

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