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Intensification of crackdown against protesters in Iran, European Union imposed sanctions -HP NEWS


In Iran, the crackdown on those protesting against the death of Mahsa Amini, a girl in custody due to the alleged torture during detention, intensified – Photo: File

In Iran, the crackdown on those protesting against the death of a detained girl Mahasa Amini due to alleged torture while in custody intensified.

3 women journalists were arrested in Tehran and transferred to jail. The women journalists were not told on what charges they have been arrested.

During the ongoing protests in Iran, 80 journalists have been arrested so far.

In response to this crackdown, the European Union has imposed sanctions on 37 more Iranian individuals and entities.

According to the news agency, the European Union has already imposed sanctions on more than 60 Iranian officials and institutions.

European Union Representative for Foreign Affairs Joseph Borrell said in a conversation with journalists before the EU Foreign Ministers meeting in Brussels that the matter of declaring the Iranian Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group cannot be decided without a court decision. The court decision is necessary. Terrorists cannot say whether they like it or not.

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