The death of Mahsa Emini on September 16, who was taken to the hospital in a coma after being detained by the Irshad patrols known as the “morality police” in Tehran, the capital of Iran, on September 16, caused outrage in the country. The demonstrations that started after Emini’s death after she was detained on the grounds that she “didn’t abide by the headscarf rules” entered its 7th day, and in some cities, protesters set police vehicles and ambulances on fire. The demonstrations spread to many provinces, districts and towns of the country, according to the images shared on social media.
’26 PEOPLE LOSE LIVES’
Although the Iranian authorities did not give clear information about the loss of life during the demonstrations, the state television announcer who spoke live said, “Unfortunately, 26 people, including the policemen, lost their lives during these events.” said.
The state television announcer stated that the exact death toll will be announced by the official authorities. In the images published on social media, it was stated that the events intensified in different parts of the country, especially in big cities such as Tehran and Isfahan, and the security forces intervened more harshly to cope with the protests.
He got off his motorcycle and went to slap a woman
On the other hand, an image reflected from the streets of Iran became the agenda on social media. In the images in question, it was seen that a man on the street slapped the woman and tried to flee the scene on a motorcycle. Faced with the reaction of the angry crowd at that moment, the man was kicked and beaten. The moments when the Iranian man was lynched were reflected on the mobile phone cameras second by second.
However, according to the news reflected in the country’s media, many people, including journalists, political and civil activists, have been detained in recent days. The security forces carried out operations against people who were found to have organized the events and damaged public property, and detained hundreds of people.