MEK Iran: Special Forces Brutally Attack the People of Aleshtar who Protest
The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), and the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI / MEK Iran), reported that the special forces brutally attack the people of Aleshtar who protest against the cutting down their walnut trees.
Protest in Kahman Aleshtar
On Wednesday, April 28, 2021, the State Security Force (SSF) tried to cut down the walnut trees in the village of Kahman Aleshtar (Lorestan Province), which are a source of income for the people of the region.
The local people for many years had endured great hardships to grow trees. The villagers tried to prevent the State Security Force (SSF) from doing that.
Opened fire on protesters
The Special Forces unit fired tear gas at protesters and opened fire on them.
During this attack, many protesters were injured. Thirty of the injured were women who led the protests. Reportedly, some suffered serious injuries and were transferred to the hospital, in Khorramabad for treatment.
Maryam Rajavi message
In a message, Mrs. Maryam Rajavi, the President-elect of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) condemned the SSF’s heinous crime and called on the people and youth of Aleshtar and the surrounding areas to help the wounded, especially the deprived women.