The Iranian authorities has confronted rising inner stress following the downing of a civilian jet final week. The Ukraine Worldwide Airways fligh
The Iranian authorities has confronted rising inner stress following the downing of a civilian jet final week. The Ukraine Worldwide Airways flight was shot down on Wednesday shortly after takeoff, killing all 176 passengers on board.
The regime has since taken accountability for the deaths, blaming ‘human error’ amid rising tensions with the US following the assassination of Qasim Soleimani. Some have urged that the regime’s tragic error may signal the start of the top for Iran’s theocratic dictatorship as rising numbers of Iranians take to the streets.
Over the weekend, the British ambassador was arrested whereas attending a vigil for individuals who died on the Ukrainian flight, together with 4 Brits. Iranian state-funded new outlet Press TV claimed that the ambassador had been organising protests towards the federal government. A small variety of authorities supporters (pictured above) yesterday gathered in protest exterior the British Embassy in Tehran.
TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – British ambassador to Iran, Rob Macaire, took half in a protest in entrance of Amir Kabir College in downtown Tehran on Saturday, and was shortly detained. He was summoned to the Iranian Overseas Ministry on Sunday for “unconventional conduct” inconsistent along with his diplomatic standing and being current in an “unlawful gathering”.
In the meantime, college students at Tehran’s Shahid Beheshti College refused to stroll over US and Israeli flags in protest of towards their anti-Western authorities. In some clips shared on social media, protesters can reportedly be heard chanting: ‘They’re mendacity that our enemy is America, our enemy is correct right here’.
At present, the group in an Iranian college refused to trample US and Israel flag #LoveBeyondFlags. These IR ideologies, like pressured hijab, are falling one after the other. pic.twitter.com/spxEI9DRv4
— مملکته (@mamlekate) January 12, 2020
— Farnaz Fassihi (@farnazfassihi) January 13, 2020
Within the trendy historical past of #Iran, that is momentous.
— S. Rifai (@THE_47th) January 13, 2020
Deeply disturbed by movies displaying individuals at Amirkabir College in Tehran being overwhelmed and tear-gassed. Their chants are towards the state’s incompetence and cruelty. Iranians have constituonal proper to peaceable protest with out menace of state violence. pic.twitter.com/fwRvQnViI0
— Hadi Ghaemi (@hadighaemi) January 11, 2020
— Golnaz Esfandiari (@GEsfandiari) January 11, 2020
Iranians have a constituonal proper to protest with out the specter of state violence and to demand accountability from their authorities.
— IranHumanRights.org (@ICHRI) January 12, 2020
— Farnaz Fassihi (@farnazfassihi) January 12, 2020
— Maryam Nayeb Yazdi (@maryamnayebyazd) January 13, 2020
— Borzou Daragahi 🖊🗒 (@borzou) January 12, 2020