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“The former prime minister of the Zionist regime hopes that the protests in Iran will lead him to Tehran (post-protest), but God willing, the Islamic Republic will prevail (and quell the protests, once again taking over the country) and the prime minister will frog-walk to Iran wearing a rope and slave collars,” IRGC commander Isfahan Mojtaba Fada was quoted as saying Jerusalem Post from the Iranian news agency, Bahar News, Wednesday (23/11/2022).
Fada also called for the destruction of the Jewish state, calling it a regime of child killers.
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Fada delivered the speech at a funeral in Isfahan for the “martyrs” who died while suppressing the ongoing protests in Iran.
Fada also told Bahar News that regime security forces in Isfahan arrested six people who tried to challenge the regime.
Iran has been rocked by massive protests since last September over the death of a 22-year-old woman, Mahsa Amini, in the custody of Iran’s moral police.
Iranian authorities blame Western countries, especially the United States (US), for triggering unrest in the country.
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The protests have now spread to more than 140 cities and lasted for more than two months. According to the Norway-based NGO Human Rights Iran, Iranian security forces have killed at least 378 people – including 47 children – in the crackdown on protests.
“At least 378 protesters, including 47 children, have been killed by repressive forces since September 16,” said Iran’s human rights director, Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, as quoted by AFP.
The figure is an increase of 36 since the Norway-based group released its previous toll on Wednesday. This includes at least 123 people who were killed in Sistan-Baluchistan province, on Iran’s southeastern border with Pakistan, 40 in Kurdistan and Tehran provinces, and 39 in West Azerbaijan province.
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