Iran security forces were ordered to ‘mercilessly’ crack down on protests, leaked documents show

People gather during a protest for Mahsa Amini, who died after being arrested by morality police allegedly not complying with strict dress code in Tehran, Iran on September 19, 2022. [Stringer - Anadolu Agency]

Iranian security forces were ordered to "severely" and "mercilessly" crack down on protests against the government as they spread throughout the country last month, leaked documents cited by the human rights group Amnesty International have revealed. According to the one of the documents, which were obtained by the group through unknown means, on 21 September the General Headquarters of the Armed Forces ordered commanders to "severely confront troublemakers and anti-revolutionaries", referring to protestors and those who oppose the Iranian 'Islamic' Revolution of 1979 and the existing government which came from that. Some 34 people were killed the night the order was made, according to Amnesty International. Another leaked document reportedly gave an even more direct order two days later, with […] Source

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