Iran’s Revolutionary Guard dispatched forces to Hamadan, Isfahan and Lorestan provinces to tackle “the new sedition.”
TEHRAN – Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards have deployed forces to three provinces to put down anti-government unrest after six days of protests that have rattled the clerical leadership and left 21 people dead.
The protests, which began last week over economic hardships suffered by the young and working class, have evolved into a rising against the powers and privileges of a remote elite, especially supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
The unrest continued to draw sharply varied responses internationally, with Europeans expressing unease at the delighted reaction by …read more
Source: Chiangrai Times