The High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on Iran to stop the “unnecessary” use of force against demonstrators

The High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on Iran to stop the “unnecessary” use of force against demonstrators
The High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on Iran to stop the “unnecessary” use of force against demonstrators

Posted in: 11/24/2022 – 11:20

On Thursday, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Volker Türk, asked Iran to stop using “unnecessary” force against demonstrators and protesters. Fork stated in the urgent meeting of the UN Human Rights Council that the number of detainees as a result of these protests has so far reached 14,000, including children.

During an urgent meeting of the Human Rights Council Thursday, the High Commissioner for Human Rights in United nations Volker Türk called on Iran to stop the “unnecessary” use of force against protesters.

“From what we have been able to gather, around 14,000 people, including children, have so far been arrested in the context of the protests. This is a shocking number,” he said, adding, “The unnecessary use must stop.” disproportionate to strength. The old ways and impunity mentality of those who wield power simply don’t work. In fact, it only makes the situation worse.”

France 24/AFP

The article is in Arabic

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