Iran protests spark solidarity rallies in US and Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Crowds chanting slogans on the streets of Berlin, Washington DC, Los Angeles on Saturday are an international protest against protesters facing violent government repression in Iran sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran. marched as a sign of support. Detention by the moral police of the country. At the National Mall in the United States, thousands of men, women and children, dressed in green, white and red, the colors of the Iranian flag, shouted to the rhythm. “Get hurt. scared. We are one on this.” Protesters shouted before marching to the White House. “Tell me her name! Martha!” The protests, which brought together grassroots gangs from across the United States, attracted Iranians from all over Washington, D.C. Some came down from Toronto to join the crowd, forming a slow-moving procession through blocks of closed downtown streets. Singing downfall and waving hundreds of Iranian flags turning the horizon into waving waves of red, white and green, they thundered, “We want freedom.” He was wearing a T-shirt with the slogan “Women, Life, Freedom” in Persian. Sharm said in Iran, “Women are like second-class citizens and I’m tired of it.” First focused on making the hijab for women compulsory after Il Amiri’s death, Iranian protests have since turned into one of the biggest challenges to the Islamic Republic since the 2009 Green Movement against controversial elections in Tehran on Saturday. More anti-government protests took place at several universities. Iranian security forces with live ammunition and tear gas dispersed protests in the country, killing more than 200 people, including a teenage girl, according to human rights groups. He said he would find a way to impose more sanctions on the Iranian government if the violence continues. Between the songs, DC protesters sang and sang traditional Persian music about life and freedom. It was written after the religious fundamentalists came to power in Iran, who in particular sang “Baraye”, meaning “because”, which became the unofficial national anthem of Iranian protests. The song’s artist, Shervin Hajipour, said in September He was arrested shortly after he posted the song on Horse’s own Instagram. It garnered more than 40 million views. Protesters chanted “Azadi” – a popular protest slogan – for freedom, “For women, lives , freedom” sang. The Iranian movement is rooted in the same problems as in the United States and surrounding areas. Said Samin Ayanifad, 28, a protester who left Iran three years ago. “In Iran and here in the United States, 50 years later, women’s bodies are under control,” said Ayanifard, who drove from East Lansing, Michigan to join the march in Washington, DC. She referred to the repeal of abortion laws in the United States. “It’s about controlling a woman’s body.” Week-long Saturday solidarity rallies in the US capital drew growing crowds. In Berlin, an estimated tens of thousands of German police showed solidarity with women and activists. Movements in the last few weeks in Iran. Protests in the German capital, organized by the women’s (asterisk) freedom of life group, began at the Victory Monument in Berlin’s Tiergarten Park and continued as they marched through central Berlin. Some protesters there said they came from Germany and other European countries. “It is very important for us to have a voice for the Iranian people who have been killed on the streets,” said Shaqib Rollo, who is from Iran but lives in the Netherlands. “This is no longer a protest, but a revolution in Iran. And people around the world should see it.”___P. reported in Los Angeles. AP report on Iran: https://apnews.com/hub/iran
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