Report On 1,500 Protesters Killed And Khamenei’s Role Reverberates Among Iranians

Iran’s State TV has quoted an official from the country’s Supreme National Security Council as having denied a report by Reuters that the leader of the Islamic Republic Ali Khamenei himself issued the order for the crackdown that killed some 1,500 Iranian protesters in mid-November.

Alireza Zarifian, a public relations officer at the SNSC predictably ruled out the Reuters report as “fake news,” but failed to present an accurate casualty figure.

Zarifian further categorized the report in the Iranian government’s typical jargon as “psychological warfare.” He added that Reuters’ report cannot be duly fact-checked, and that it does harm to Reuters credibility as a news agency.

-Read more here: https://en.radiofarda.com/a/iran-denies-report-on-khamenei-s-responsibility-for-killing-1500-protesters/30341052.html

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