Families sign pledge of no-complaint to receive bodies of loved ones
According to the reports that Iran International has received reports that indicate the families of killed protesters in Kermanshah must sign a pledge before receiving the bodies of their loved ones.
Based on the reports, the families must pledge:
- Bury the body secretly.
- No funerals in mosques or a public place.
- Not to publish and distribute flyers or obituaries for the dead.
- No interviews with any media, organization, or institution.
- The family of the dead has no complaint.
The Islamic Republic officials deny receiving money to deliver the bodies of the killed protesters, but families of several killed protesters in Javanroud say they were told to pay between 30 to 40 million tomans to receive the bodies of their loved ones.
According to Amnesty International, at least 143 protesters have been killed by the Islamic Republic forces during the protests, with at least 34 protesters killed in the western province of Kermanshah, 40 killed in Khuzestan province and 12 in Kurdistan province.
The spokesperson for the national security committee in the parliament announced on Tuesday that around 7000 protesters have been arrested.
According to the deputy commander of the IRGC, the protests spread through 28 provinces out of 31.
The protests in Iran started after the price of gasoline was tripled overnight.