Unrest in Iran Spreads to Remote, Restive Provinces

At least 19 people were killed in Iran on Friday during anti-government protests in a southeastern province home to a troubled ethnic minority, as unrest spread to remote regions of the country and challenged the ruling Islamic establishment once again.

Anti-government protests erupted in Zahedan, the capital of Sistan-Baluchistan, one of the largest and poorest of Iran’s 31 provinces, according to a video published on social media and local news reports. In video posted online and confirmed authentic by Storyful, men can be seen approaching a police station and shots are fired News Corpthe parent company of the Wall Street Journal.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/unrest-in-iran-spreads-to-remote-restive-provinces-11664575662 Unrest in Iran Spreads to Remote, Restive Provinces

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