Activists circulated on social media, on Tuesday night, a video clip showing the burning of a tank belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Khafajia area, northwest of Ahvas Province.
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Iran’s protests continued for the sixth day in a row, on Tuesday, most notably in Ahvas.
This has increased the death toll among protesters since Iran’s protests erupt to 5, including 4 in Izh.
Mass protests erupted in the city of Izh, in which dozens of protesters chanted “Death to Khamenei.”
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Protests renewed, on Tuesday evening, in various areas of Khuzestan province in southern Iran, which is inhabited by an Arab majority, due to the water crisis.
Video clips of protesters chanting the slogan “Death to Khamenei”, while others chanted, “Children of the Lor and Arabs are inseparable brothers”, emphasizing the rejection of the efforts of the regime and its supporters to stir up nationalist and racist strife in Khuzestan.
These slogans came The opposition to the Iranian leader Ali Khamenei amid a heavy presence of the security forces.
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— Al Arabiya (@AlArabiya) July 20, 2021
Similar protests also took place in other regions, including Ahvas, the capital of Khuzestan, the city of Khafajia, Falahiyah, Ma’ashur and others due to the water crisis. Video footage published by activists from the Al-Thawra neighborhood in Ahvas showed, on Monday, that security forces fired a hail of bullets at the demonstrators, resulting in injuries.
The video clips taken in Ahvas, the capital, revealed the extent of the daily popular demonstrations that come out, defying the security forces to protest against the poor conditions, services, water cuts, and the draining of rivers. Most of the demonstrations were concentrated in Al-Da’ira neighborhood and Al-Thawra neighborhood.
The demonstrations came despite the spread and stability of thousands of special forces and security units in the cities of Ahvas Governorate. The sources of the “Iran International” website confirmed that after the protest of the residents of the Alawi neighborhood in the city of Ahvas, the police and the Iranian Revolutionary Guards were sent to the area to deal with the demonstrators.