Iran's supreme leader: the Turmoil was the big conspiracy

Iran's spiritual leader calls for protests across the country, which has claimed the lives of an unknown number of dead and wounded, a plot. Iran's supreme

Iran's supreme leader: the Turmoil was the big conspiracy

Iran's spiritual leader calls for protests across the country, which has claimed the lives of an unknown number of dead and wounded, a plot.

Iran's supreme leader, ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the shelves of the country's citizens to have foiled a "very dangerous plot".

It is a reference to the unrest earlier in the month over the country, there followed the sharp increase in the prices of fuel.

the Demonstrations erupted 15. november, just hours after the government reported that the price of gasoline would rise by about 200 percent.

It developed in a number of cities across the country to clash with the police. Gas stations and police stations were burned down with benzinbomber, and there was looting in the shops before the authorities got the situation under control a few days later.

731 banks and 140 of the government's buildings and installations is burned down, called it Wednesday.

People lost a deep, extensive and very dangerous conspiracy, which was used many money on to destruction, wickedness and the killing of people, says Khamenei in a speech to the Basij.

the Basij is a paramilitary organization that is loyal to the most religious part of the iranian regime. The militia is widely hated in large parts of Iran.

Khamenei also expresses on Twitter his "hearty gratitude" of the people in a post where there are pictures of demonstrations that support the regime.

People once again showed that it is powerful and large, and it defeated the enemy big conspiracy by being present at the theatre.

In tweetet get the UNITED states and Israel to blame for the unrest.

the Human rights organisation Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday that Iran is trying to hide the death toll and the number of prisoners during the protests.

Amnesty International has estimated that at least 140 people are killed and up to 7000 arrested. According to the governments ' own figures, only five died.

/ritzau/AFP

Updated Date: 27 November 2019, 17:00

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