Analysis: Will Iran’s violent protests escalate?



Rights group calls ‘alarming’ death toll ‘evidence that Iran’s security forces went on a horrific killing spree’. Iranians are protesting against a rise in government-set petrol prices. Tehran shut-down the internet during the anti-government demonstrations. Iranian state TV admits security forces shot and killed ‘rioters’ in Tehran, Shiraz and Sirjan. Al Jazeera’s Assed Baig reports live in the Iranian capital Tehran.

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