Iran leader calls for 'Islamic mercy' after bloody crackdown

World / Social Issues Dec 5, 2019

Iran leader calls for 'Islamic mercy' after bloody crackdown

Iran's supreme leader called Wednesday for those detained in recent gasoline price protests to be treated with "Islamic mercy" even after authorities acknowledged government forces shot and killed demonstrators nationwide in unrest that reportedly killed over 200 people. The comments by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who ...