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Sanctions against the leaders of Iranian security organizations

Discussion in 'Baha'i Faith DIR' started by Truthseeker, Sep 22, 2022.

  1. Truthseeker

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    Mahsa Amini protests: US sanctions Iran’s ‘morality police’

    The death last week of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old who was arrested in Tehran for “unsuitable attire”, has unleashed a wave of anger across Iran, as well as global condemnation.

    On Thursday, the US Department of the Treasury sanctioned the country’s “morality police”, as well as seven leaders of Iranian security organisations that it said “routinely employ violence to suppress peaceful protesters and members of Iranian civil society, political dissidents, women’s rights activists, and members of the Iranian Baha’i community”.

    Finally, sanctions that do something about the Baha'is there as well as the other unfortunate people in that country.
     
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