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World - International
12/3/2022 11:12:09 AM
‚ÄčThe mourners in Shanghai lit candles and placed flowers. Someone scrawled ``Urumqi, 11.24, Rest in Peace'' in red on cardboard - referring to the deadly apartment fire in China's western city of Urumqi that sparked anger over perceptions the country's strict COVID-19 measures played a role in the disaster.

World - International
11/30/2022 10:39:01 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday that China's "repressive" crackdown on protests over Covid lockdowns showed "weakness" by the communist leadership.

World - International
11/30/2022 7:14:13 PM
China's ruling Communist Party has vowed to ``resolutely crack down on infiltration and sabotage activities by hostile forces,'' following the largest street demonstrations in decades by citizens fed up with strict anti-virus restrictions.

World - Region
11/24/2022 7:35:54 PM
The U.N. Human Rights Council voted Thursday to condemn the bloody crackdown on peaceful protests in Iran and create an independent fact-finding mission to investigate alleged abuses, particularly those committed against women and children.

World - Region
11/24/2022 10:49:43 AM
The UN Human Rights Council is holding an urgent meeting Thursday to discuss whether to launch a high-level international investigation into the deadly crackdown on mass protests rocking Iran.

World - Region
11/22/2022 2:32:32 PM
The United Nations on Tuesday denounced Iran's increasingly harsh and deadly crackdown on mass protests that have been rocking the country for more than two months.

World - Region
11/19/2022 5:23:26 PM
Iranian security forces killed at least three protesters Saturday in the latest violence against demonstrations sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, a rights group said.

World - Region
11/19/2022 3:56:44 PM
Iranian security forces have killed at least 378 people -including 47 children -in a crackdown on protests sparked by Mahsa Amini's death, a rights group said in an updated toll Saturday.

World - Region
11/18/2022 3:29:33 PM
Iran has accused foreign foes of trying to spark "civil war" by stoking the protests over Mahsa Amini's death -- harsh language that, analysts warn, could presage an even bloodier crackdown.

World - Region
11/17/2022 5:52:04 PM
Hundreds of mourners poured onto the streets of a flashpoint Iranian city Thursday, defying a lethal crackdown on protests over Mahsa Amini's death that shows signs of turning even bloodier.

World - Region
11/17/2022 2:16:40 PM
Gunmen on motorcycles in Iran killed nine people, including two children, in mysterious attacks as protests over Mahsa Amini's death intensified on the anniversary of a bloody 2019 crackdown.

World - Region
11/14/2022 5:38:18 PM
The European Union on Monday imposed sanctions on Iran's interior minister and several senior police and military officials over their alleged roles in the security crackdown against massive anti-government protests.

World - Region
11/12/2022 5:28:00 PM
Iranian security forces have killed at least 326 people in a crackdown on nationwide protests since Mahsa Amini's death in custody, Iran Human Rights said in an updated toll Saturday.

World - Region
11/10/2022 11:13:10 AM
Protests in Iran raged on streets into Thursday with demonstrators remembering a bloody crackdown in the country's southeast, even as the nation's intelligence minister and army chief renewed threats against local dissent and the broader world.

World - Region
11/9/2022 3:00:52 PM
Iran is systematically trying to silence women by arresting an unprecedented number of female journalists in its crackdown on protests over Mahsa Amini's death, a media watchdog said Wednesday.

World - Region
11/5/2022 3:45:50 PM
Iranian students protested and shopkeepers went on strike Saturday despite a widening crackdown, according to reports on social media, as demonstrations that flared over Mahsa Amini's death entered the eighth week.

World - International
11/4/2022 5:47:31 PM
Foreign ministers from the G7 group of nations on Friday condemned Tehran's response to a wave of protests in Iran sparked by the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini.

World - Region
11/1/2022 1:53:28 PM
Iranians staged new protest actions to denounce the country's theocratic regime in defiance of a crackdown that is now seeing those arrested put on trial and facing the death penalty.

World - Region
10/28/2022 2:51:40 PM
Iranians took to the streets around the country for a second successive night to protest against the killings of youths in a widely documented crackdown on demonstrations sparked by Mahsa Amini's death.

World - Region
10/27/2022 9:37:28 PM
Iranian security forces have killed at least eight people since Wednesday evening as they push on with a deadly crackdown against nearly six weeks of women-led protests, Amnesty International said.

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