Rights Groups Say More Than 200 Protesters In Iran Shot Dead Over Last Two Weeks | NBC Nightly News

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State TV says Iran had no other choice, describing the protesters, who rioted after Iran increased gas prices by 50 percent last month, as violent. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of inn...



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It'S the most intense and deadliest crackdown against protesters in iran. In four decades, more than 200 people rights groups say shot dead by security services. Over the last two weeks, and today the iranian government finally acknowledged its using deadly force. State tv saying iran had no other choice describing the protesters who rioted in a hundred cities after iran abruptly increased gas pri ...
es by 50 percent last month as violet fire setting hooligans confronted for the sake of public order. Iran said the demonstrators primarily on or underemployed, young men had attacked banks, government offices and mosques. President trump today gave the demonstrators unmitigated support. We do support them totally and have supported them from the beginning. Butthe world is seen very little of all of this. Few journalists are allowed to work in iran and the government shut down the internet to prevent word from spreading or getting out hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos. Over here to watch, the latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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