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August 1, 2023

Police crackdown on protestors demanding jobs at gold mine in Takab

Dozens of villagers in Agh Dareh Vasta, in Takab, West Azerbaijan province, were detained by Iranian police on 30 July during a violent crackdown on their protest for job opportunities. The villagers had gathered in front of the local gold mine to demand that provincial officials fulfil their promises of employing local workers in the mine. The police fired on the protestors, injuring at least three...

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