Iran's deputy foreign minister defended his government following the death of a 22-year-old girl in police detention in September . The UN human rights office reported on Tuesday that more than 40 people have been killed in Iran in the past week, including two teenagers .
In an exclusive interview with Newsday, Irans Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Baqeri has defended his administration following the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old girl, in police detention in September this year, which caused widespread demonstrations in the region.Ali Bagheri, the country's deputy foreign minister for Political Affairs, said on Thursday that Mahsa Amini was not killed but she died.As a result of the developments in Iran, we have seen the atmosphere created by some western media.This atmosphere is hollow and despised.They do not condemn or condemn these acts.According to media reports, who are the true killers of these people is the minister who is visiting India as part of diplomatic talks between the two countries.Following the death of a Kurdish-Iranian woman reportedly jailed by the morality police on September 13 this year for not wearing her hijab properly.In addition, the United Nations Human Rights Council is set to hold a special session on human rights violations in Iran. Thousands of protestors have been detained in Iran, according to the OHCHR.According to spokesperson Jeremy Laurence, at least six people connected to the demonstrations have been sentenced to death for crimes such as moharebeh, or waging war against God, or efsad-e fel-arz, or earth corruption.According to he, a growing number of people have been summoned or arrested, including Iranian politicians and sportsmen and men who have praised the demonstrations.On Monday evening, security forces reportedly reacted vehemently to protests in several predominantly Kurdish locations, including Javanrud and Saqqez, Aminis' hometown, according to the HCHR. Iranian authorities also reported that a number of security force personnel have been wounded since.