International Woman's Day rally brutally suppressed in Iran

Iranian security forces attacked feminists and human rights activists as they gathered to mark International Women's Day in a Tehran park yesterday. According to eyewitnesses, security personnel charged the crowd shortly after the protest began. They beat many protesters severely, including an elderly woman. You can read the full account of the incident, as told by eyewitnesses to an Iranian scholar in exile, Direland.

[Direland]

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