An NGO estimates the death toll from the protests in Iran at 50

MADRID, Sep. 23 (EUROPA PRESS) –

The non-governmental organization Iran Human Rights (IHR) has reported that the death toll from the protests in Iran after the death of Mahsa Amini has increased to 50, although the Iranian authorities have counted at least 17 deaths due to the repression .

“According to reports, street protests continue in many Iranian cities, including Tabriz, Shiraz, Rasht and Qazvin. Due to widespread internet outages across the country, videos and images of these protests have not been released,” he said. a message on his official Twitter profile.

In this way, the NGO has urged “once again” the international community to react and avoid “the massive slaughter of the Iranian people”, while denouncing that the security forces are firing bullets at peaceful demonstrators.

The Iranian Army has warned this Friday those who have taken to the streets in recent days after the death in police facilities of Amini, a 22-year-old girl who was arrested for wearing the veil wrong, that they are prepared “to do against the conspiracies of the enemies.

These warnings come a day after the president of the Supreme Court of Iran, Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei, asked the security forces of the Persian nation to respond harshly to the protests that have been taking place since last weekend in various parts of the country.

Amini, from Iran’s Kurdish minority, was arrested on 13 September in Tehran for improper dress. She died three days after falling into a coma after fainting in a detention center, amid allegations of torture and ill-treatment. Police have denied the allegations and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has promised an investigation.

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