Independent Human Rights Experts Sound Alarmed on Suppression in Iran

Following the protests that began on Friday, 15 November, against the 300 percent increase in gasoline prices across Iran; the Iranian government moved to repress forcefully the people and especially the youth. The United Nations posted an article on its website titled “Independent rights experts sound alarmed at Iran protest crackdown, internet blackout”. The article said in part: “Reports of killed and maimed demonstrators, and a continuing nationwide internet shutdown in Iran’s now week-long protests are of ‘grave concern’, and the Government and authorities must ensure rights of expression and…

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