Deaths of Children at Iran Protests Stir Anger among Demonstrators

(Wall Street Journal) Benoit Faucon - Mourners at the funeral of a 9-year-old Iranian boy shot during one of the protests chanted for the death of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as anger grows over the deaths of dozens of children involved in the demonstrations. In a protest movement that is overwhelmingly made up of young people, the presence of minors has been common at demonstrations, especially teenagers. Their deaths have contributed to the anger of demonstrators, instead of instilling fear, activists and victims' families said.

2022-11-28 00:00:00

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