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Iran-school protests: Revolutionary Guards talk of Western “invasion”

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Protests continue in Iran following the September 16 death of Mahsha Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman of Iranian origin, three days after she was arrested by morality police in Tehran for what police said was a violation of the Islamic Republic’s strict dress code for women. women, which obliges them to wear a headscarf.

The head of the Revolutionary Guards, Iran’s ideological army, today accused the West of inciting “riots” in several schools, denouncing a “cultural, political and security invasion” in the country rocked by a protest movement following the death of Mahsha Amini. from a month.

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Protests continue in Iran following the September 16 death of Mahsha Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman of Iranian origin, three days after she was arrested by morality police in Tehran for what police said was a violation of the Islamic Republic’s strict dress code for women. women, which obliges them to wear a headscarf.

The protest movement has spread in recent days to schools across the country and, according to videos shared online, students shouted anti-government slogans and female students removed their headscarves in protest.

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“The riots are the product of think tanks in the United States and England and have spread to our schoolrooms,” Revolutionary Guards chief General Hossein Salami was quoted as saying by Sepah News, the Guards’ official website.

“Today the enemy has opened a new field of cultural, political and security invasion (…) it is the most complex field of war where the enemy has a serious presence,” Salami charged.

On Monday, UNICEF expressed its “deep concern” after reports of “children and teenagers killed, injured and arrested” in Iran. But today, Iran’s education minister, Yousef Nouri, denied arresting students during the protests.

Also today, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi accused his American counterpart of “inciting chaos” after supporting Joe Biden in the protests taking place in the country.

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has the final say on major political issues of the state, has repeatedly accused the US, Israel and their “proxies” of fomenting the protest movement.

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Megan
Megan
I am currently a news writer for News Bulletin247 where I mostly cover sports news. I have always been interested in writing and it is something I am very passionate about. In my spare time, I enjoy reading and spending time with my family and friends.

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