(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 24. An impartial and
transparent investigation on the cases of those who suffered from
protests in Iran should be launched immediately, Wopke Hoekstra,
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, said at the 35th
special session of the Human Rights Council on the deteriorating
human rights situation in Iran, trend reports.
According to him, a wave of protests in Iran, caused by the
death of Jina Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old girl that was arrested on
September 13 for wearing a hijab incorrectly, remain peaceful,
however, Iranian government has been violently suppressing the
“The brave people of Iran are standing for their freedom, pride
and dignity. They should be heard, and not beaten. We call for a
transparent investigation of the death of Jina Mahsa Amini and
others, who died during the protests in Iran,” he said.
Hoekstra noted that, along with the investigation, the
Netherlands urge an immediate release of all arbitrary prisoners,
as well as the end of imposing the death penalty.
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