(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, November 30. As many as 1,700
young people from Iran's South Azerbaijan were arrested during the
recent protests in Iran, native from Iran's Tabriz city, living in
France, Chairman of the Committee for the Protection of Human
Rights Zhala Tabrizli said at the roundtable discussion 'Scream of
Lake Urmia', trend reports.
She noted that a young girl from the province was shot during
'In total, around two to three thousand South Azerbaijani
activists are arrested every year. The families of arrested get
intimidated so that they don't reveal the names of young people to
the Human Rights Committee, which is us. We are represented in the
UN and can express our opinion with any hesitations,' she said.
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