Iran’s protests escalate over increasing chemical gas attacks targeting schools
Over 1,300 students and school faculty have been poisoned in recent waves of attacks, according to the regime’s own state media. As a result, students and parents are boycotting classes in response to the regime’s atrocities. Protests have expanded to at least 282 cities, with over 750 people killed and more than 30,000 arrested by the regime’s forces, according to the People’s Mojahedin of Iran (PMOI/MEK).
On Wednesday night, locals in Tehran’s Punak and Shahrak-e Bagheri districts began chanting anti-regime slogans, including “Down with Khamenei!” Meanwhile, chemical gas attacks continue to target schools across the country. According to the Hengaw Human Rights Organization, the all-girls Khadijeh Kobra High School in Oshnavieh, northwest Iran, was targeted in a chemical gas attack on Tuesday, leaving a number of students suffering from poisoning. Dozens of schools were targeted in chemical gas attacks on the same day.
April 11 – Moghan, northeast #Iran
Regime operatives launched a chemical gas attack targeting a number of schools in the city's Parsabad district, leaving a number of the students poisoned.#IranChemicalAttacks #SaveIranSchoolGirls pic.twitter.com/QXccb1dVCC
— People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) (@Mojahedineng) April 11, 2023
In Kermanshah, western Iran, a chemical gas attack targeting the all-girls “Danesh Pezhuhan School” left at least 60 students poisoned, with two in critical condition, according to the Hengaw Human Rights Organization. In Kamyaran of Kurdistan Province, students reported smelling something similar to rotten eggs at a school targeted in a chemical gas attack, with a number of students hospitalized as a result. Regime operatives also launched a chemical gas attack in Shahin Shahr, targeting the Tolu High School, with reports indicating that all of the city’s hospitals and medical centers were overwhelmed with poisoned students.
The Iranian opposition coalition, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), has condemned the regime’s “cruelty and demagoguery” as the mullahs continue their campaign to silence the Iranian people and quell their nationwide uprising. NCRI President-elect Maryam Rajavi stated that the regime’s depravity in continuing this horrific crime is especially appalling during the holy month of Ramadan and the commemoration of Imam Ali’s (PBUH) martyrdom. She called Khamenei a “bloodthirsty supreme leader” and accused him of crossing a new threshold of cruelty and demagoguery in his desperate attempt to stifle dissent and prevent Iran protests.
Today, the clerical regime has launched more #IranChemicalAttacks on innocent schoolgirls in multiple cities, including Shahinshahr, Kermanshah, Isfahan, Urmia, Tabriz, and Bandar Genaveh. The regime's depravity in continuing this horrific crime is especially appalling given the…
— Maryam Rajavi (@Maryam_Rajavi) April 11, 2023
Despite the regime’s attempts to silence the protesters, citizens remain determined to fight for their rights and overthrow the brutal regime. More than 1,300 students and school faculty have been hospitalized with signs of poisoning, according to the regime’s Etemad Daily. However, there has yet to be a single official report or pathology report from the various committees tasked with investigating the matter. As the regime continues to suppress its citizens and launch chemical gas attacks on schools, Iranians remain determined to fight for their rights and overthrow the oppressive regime.
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