Asharq Al-Awsat, 5 January, 2018-- The Iranian opposition announced on Friday that 50 protesters have been killed by security forces as anti-regime demonstrations continued for the ninth day in the country.
It added that 3,000 protesters have been arrested.
Activists said that clashes erupted between demonstrators and security forces in the city of Kashan.
Strict security measures were witnessed in the revolution square in central Tehran.
Other activists spoke of strict measures being taken in the city of Shiraz.
Video posted on social media showed 50,000 protesters at a stadium in Tabriz chanting against the authorities’ oppression of the demonstrators.