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Mahsa Amini wasn’t killed: Iran minister on demise of 22-year-old in custody

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The minister blamed the West for constructing a “baseless and fallacious atmosphere” concerning the demonstrations in Iran and resulting in tensions and chaos in his nation.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Nov 24, 2022 16:28 IST

Rights of Iran are being violated by the western powers, Ali Baqeri mentioned (Photo: ANI)

By India Today Web Desk: Mahsa Amini was not killed, Iran’s deputy overseas minister Ali Baqeri claimed, defending his authorities following the demise of the 22-year-old in police custody in September this 12 months, triggering large protests within the nation and globally. “She passed away,” he added. Baqeri is at the moment in India as a part of political consultations between the nations.

The minister blamed the West for constructing a “baseless and fallacious atmosphere” concerning the demonstrations in Iran and resulting in tensions and chaos in his nation.

“Mahsa Amini was not killed, she passed away. We have seen the atmosphere created by some western media with regard to the development in Iran. This atmosphere is baseless and fallacious. We are seeing the rights of the Iranian nation being violated by these western powers,” he advised information company ANI.

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“The western powers don’t talk about the people of Afghanistan, Palestine or Yemen. They don’t denounce or condemn these actions. Who are the real killers of these people?” the minister mentioned.

Iran witnessed one of many greatest exhibits of dissent in current historical past following the demise of Amini, who was detained by the “morality police” on September 13 for allegedly violating the nation’s strict and necessary hijab legal guidelines.

Iran has additionally reported the deaths of a lot of safety personnel since protests gripped the Islamic nation.

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Nov 24, 2022