The US condemns 50 arrests of Iranian anti-government protesters

“There are many reports of peaceful protests by Iranian citizens fed up with the regime’s corruption and its squandering of the nation’s wealth to fund terrorism abroad,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Friday after 50 demonstrators were arrested. “The Iranian government should respect their people’s rights, including their right to express themselves. The world is watching.”

DEBKAfile reported Thursday that the rallies had spread from Tehran to sweep up an estimated 50,000 to 60,000 in other cities and were becoming increasingly political. Placards were calling “Death to Rouhani” and groups shouted in chorus: “No to Syria! No to Lebanon! No to Gaza!” and “Corruption is everywhere!”



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4 thoughts on “The US condemns 50 arrests of Iranian anti-government protesters

  • Dec 30, 2017 @ 15:16 at 15:16

    Do not abandon those Iranians who want good government in Iran. Obama did abandon them in 2009 because Obama wanted Iran to have nukes due to his simmering hate for the American people and Israel as well.

    This is a great opportunity to hold the mullahs responsible for their endless foreign wars, their attempts to establish a regional and international Caliphate through terror, killing, threats and development of nukes to fire at Israel and Sunnis; Iran’s Mullahs oppressing Iranian people, stealing their money to support Hezbollah in Iraq, Syria, the PA and Hamas in Gaza, etc.

    Make sure that this groundswell of distrust for the Islamic regime of Iran is a constant thorn in the side of the maniacs who run Iran.

    The Iranian Islamic fanatics will fall because like all tyrants, they will begin to kill each other because there is no trust among thieves and murderers.

    • Dec 31, 2017 @ 4:43 at 4:43

      One might assume that both Trump and Putin will assist the Iranians to modernize the country. Neither US nor Russia want a nuclear Iran to compete for power against the 2 superpowers in the ME. Hopefully the US supported and the Russia supported Iranian rebels will fight the clerics before they start killing each other. Obama’s $150bln present to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard never trickled down to the Iranian populace. I wonder how much of his money had settled in Obama’s own Swiss account.

  • Dec 30, 2017 @ 16:55 at 16:55

    Another Revolution in Iran? Definitely possible with Trump as President. There is NO Obama to help the mullahs. Trump should liberate the people of Iran from these Radical Islamic Fanatics. Hang a few mullahs at every street corner in Iran. The rest will be history.

  • Dec 31, 2017 @ 16:09 at 16:09

    Let’s hope that they don’t do the things they did to those arrested last time. They took them and put them in the dirtiest criminal jail and abused and then killed some. Those fiends that did that were picked up by the justice system to be prosecuted after wards as the regime just could not hide their most evil act and just couldn’t hide the intensity of the evil they perpetrated on the demonstrators. The B*stards who did it got away lightly…


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