Iran does not recognize UN mission investigating crackdowns on protests after Mahsa Amini’s death

Iranian announced this friday It does not recognize the independent mission approved yesterday by UN Investigating possible violations of fundamental freedoms in the protests following the death of the young woman in September mahsa amine.

“Islamic Republic of Iran, unnecessary and violation of national sovereignty The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that it does not recognize the creation of any mechanism to examine the events that have taken place in Iran in the last two months and the mission established for this purpose.

The UN Human Rights Council held a meeting yesterday, Thursday. independent information gathering mission It will aim to “collect and analyze evidence” on human rights abuses in repression that have already caused more than 300 deaths, including 40 children, and nearly 15,000 detainees.

The resolution containing this new investigation mechanism was adopted with 25 votes in favour, 16 abstentions and six against; the last of these was China’s, which tried to remove the text that previously referred to the creation of the investigative mission.

Iran’s rejection

Iranian He condemned and rejected the decision He defended his actions in the face of mobilizations that “imposed on the UN Human Rights Council by some Western countries” and called for the end of the Islamic Republic.

“Iranian security forces treated the insurgents with the utmost restraint, and dozens of police and security personnel were killed and thousands injured,” the Foreign Ministry said.

He also stressed that the authorities of the Iranian country showed “maximum appeasement and humane courtesy to the detainees, and maximum tolerance, especially to women”.

Iran directly pointed to Germany, one of the resolution’s main supporters, which it accuses. making a “historical mistake” because of “political objectives” and “fake news”.

“Being this way not only defends human rights, it also makes them victims of a particular group of countries,” he said.

police repression

They started with the death of the 22-year-old Kurdish girl, but they have evolved and now protesters are calling for the end of the Islamic Republic founded in 1979 by Ayatollah Ruholá Khomeini.

The authorities replied Strong police crackdown on protestsAccording to the Oslo-based non-governmental organization Iranian Human Rights, at least 342 people died.

In addition, more than 15,000 people were arrested in the mobilizations, and at least 2,000 of them were charged with various crimes for participating in them.

Until now, six of the defendants were sentenced to death.

The Iranian government has accused the United States, Israel and European countries of trying to provoke a civil war to “smash” the Iranian country through protests.

According to some Iranian media, Tehran also chose European countries, such as Germany, whose embassy allegedly was the center of the conspiracy, and France, who allegedly sent spies to encourage mobilization.

Source: Informacion


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