Iranian protesters gather around a fire in Tehran in November during a demonstration against an increase in petrol prices. Photo: AFPIranian protesters gather around a fire in Tehran in November during a demonstration against an increase in petrol prices. Photo: AFP
Iranian protesters gather around a fire in Tehran in November during a demonstration against an increase in petrol prices. Photo: AFP

Iran protest death toll may exceed 1,000, US says as it applies new pressure on Tehran

  • Trump slams ‘brutal’ crackdown, vowing to respond strongly to any threat from Iran to US interests
  • Number of casualties difficult to verify, as authorities have severely curtailed internet access

Topic |   Iran
Iranian protesters gather around a fire in Tehran in November during a demonstration against an increase in petrol prices. Photo: AFPIranian protesters gather around a fire in Tehran in November during a demonstration against an increase in petrol prices. Photo: AFP
Iranian protesters gather around a fire in Tehran in November during a demonstration against an increase in petrol prices. Photo: AFP
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