Tehran suppresses protests in Ahwaz

Iranian security forces forcibly dispersed mass protests against electoral fraud in Ahwaz. The people protested the falsification of the results of municipal elections. The director of the electoral office confirmed the existence of fraudulent votes and others confirmed that votes had been “fixed”. There were also reports on the use of violence by the security forces, even against elderly people.

Link: https://english.alarabiya.net/en/features/2017/05/23/Iran-suppresses-protests-in-Ahvaz-against-fraud-in-municipal-elections.html

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