Security Forces Evident, People Arrested at Protest in Iranian City

StoryfulNewsPublished: December 29, 2017Updated: December 30, 2017
Published: December 29, 2017Updated: December 30, 2017

A number of people were reportedly arrested amid protests by hundreds of people in Mashhad, Iran, on December 28. The BBC reported the Mashhad governor as saying police had reacted to an “illegal” protest “with tolerance.” Radio Farda cited the same official, Mohammad Rahim Norouzian, as indicating the protests were over high prices. RFE reported some of the footage posted online showed crowds chanting, “death to Rouhani,” and “death to the dictator.” Credit: Instagram/areff_m via Storyful

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