NIAC Strongly Condemns Violence against Iranian Protesters during Ashura
The National Iranian American Council / NIAC Staff

Washington DC - The National Iranian American Council strongly condemns the unlawful violence used against Iranian protesters and mourners during Ashura over the weekend. The Council also welcomes the White House's condemnation of the "unjust suppression of civilians in Iran seeking to exercise their universal rights."

At least nine protesters have reportedly been killed in the unrest, including the nephew of Mir Hossein Moussavi, Iran's opposition leader. Iranian officials admit that they have arrested 300 protesters as well. 

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