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60 children, 29 women among 448 killed by Iranian forces in crackdown on anti-hijab protests: Report

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60 children, 29 women among 448 killed by iranian forces in crackdown on anti-hijab protests: report © Provided by Times Now 60 children, 29 women among 448 killed by iranian forces in crackdown on anti-hijab protests: report

New Delhi: A report by a human rights group in Norway has analysed that at least 448 people have been killed by Iranian security forces in their crackdown on protests across the country over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. The protests which began in mid-September witnessed clashes, and killings of demonstrators in large numbers,

According to the report, 60 of the 448 verified fatalities were minors under 18, including nine girls. Another 29 victims were women. According to the report, security personnel has killed 16 people in the past week alone, 12 of them were killed in Kurdish-populated areas where demonstrations are said to have been particularly violent.

The number of fatalities have increased as earlier deaths were also confirmed and included, the report has mentioned that they have taken into consideration only civilians who were killed and not security forces.

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Brigadier General Amirali Hajjizadeh of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps also confirmed that more than 300 individuals had been slain. This is the first time the government had confirmed a number this large, as reported by the Hindustan Times.

Earlier last week, India abstained from voting on a United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) resolution to set up a fact-finding mission to investigate the alleged Human Rights violation committed on protesters in Iran that started on September 16. Apart from India, Malaysia, Indonesia, UAE, and Khakhastan also abstained from the resolution.However, Pakistan and China rejected the resolution.

Nevertheless, the resolution was adopted with 25 votes in favour, six against, and 16 abstentions at a special session of the 47-member organisation. Hence, the UNHRC has now established a fact-finding mission in relation to the protests in Iran.

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