President Raisi of Iran warns anti-hijab protesters not to create “chaos” in the country

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Ebrahim Raisi stated on state television that those who participated in the “riots” must be “dealt with decisively” and that this is the will of the people.

President Raisi warns for creating chaos

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Mahsa Amini died on September 16 in the custody of Iran’s Morality police, three days after she was arrested for allegedly wearing a headscarf loosely, according to BBC News, citing State TV. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi stated that the nation is “saddened” over Amini’s death and warned that no one is permitted to “cause chaos” in the country, BBC News reported, citing State TV.

“Those who took part in the riots must be dealt with decisively, this is the demand of the people,”

said Ebrahim Raisi to State TV. 

Ebrahim Raisi stated on state television that those who participated in the “riots” must be “dealt with decisively” and that this is the will of the people. The death of Mahsa Amini is being investigated, according to Raisi, and forensic experts will submit a report in the coming days. He accused “the enemy,” including the United States, of attempting to “pit” Iranians against one another. 

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Police have denied any involvement in the death of Mahsa Amini, claiming that she died of a heart attack at a detention centre. The family of Amini has cast doubt on the police’s claims. According to State Television, 41 people, including security personnel, have been killed in Iran since the protests began.

Furthermore, since the protests began, over 1,200 people have been arrested. According to the Iran Human Rights group, 76 protestors have been killed by Iranian security forces.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has her hair cut in protest against the incident

President Raisi of Iran warns anti-hijab protesters not to create "chaos" in the country
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In Iran, numerous women have demonstrated against the death of Mahsa Amini. After Amini’s death, the women protestors shared videos on social media in which they could be seen cutting their hair and burning headscarves to demonstrate their opposition. British-Iranian national Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who spent six years in prison in Iran, has cut her hair as the latest sign of support. 


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