Iran Plans To Put Thousands Of Protestors On Trial

International concern grows over Iran’s repression of demonstrators
TOPSHOT - A protester holds a portrait of Mahsa Amini  during a demonstration in support of Amini, a young Iranian woman who died after being arrested in Tehran by the Islamic Republic's morality police, on Istiklal avenue in Istanbul on September 20, 2022. - Amini, 22, was on a visit with her family to the Iranian capital when she was detained on September 13 by the police unit responsible for enforcing Iran's strict dress code for women, including the wearing of the headscarf in public. She was declared dead on September 16 by state television after having spent three days in a coma. (Photo by Ozan KOSE / AFP) (Photo by OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Thousands of demonstrators detained during the recent protests will be put on public trial in Iran.
  • International concern has been growing in regard to Iran’s response to the protests.
  • Foreign officials have said they are shocked by how many innocent protestors have been violently and illegally arrested in Iran while others have called for more sanctions.
  • Ukraine has issued a formal request for Iran’s soccer team to be ousted from the World Cup.

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