What is the latest situation in Iran, where at least 35 people lost their lives?

The demonstrations in Tehran, which ended late on Thursday night, September 22, resumed on Friday evening.

In the events in the country, it was announced that 9 people lost their lives in the latest official figures.

While the authorities did not reveal the exact number of deaths, state television announced that 35 people have died during the events so far, but the exact number of deaths will be announced by the authorities.


Demonstrations were held in the Mutaharri, Settarhan and Sadikiye regions of the capital with the participation of many people. Car owners also honked their horns in support of the protesters.

Security forces received security recommendations at certain points of the city as of daylight hours. The measures taken previously around Veliasr Square and Keshawerz Boulevard have now been expanded to reach Jihad Square.

It was seen that people in plain clothes took part in the measures taken, as well as motor patrols and riot police.

There were occasional clashes between the police and the protesters during the demonstrations. While the demonstrators burned garbage containers and set up barricades, security forces intervened with tear gas and batons.


According to social media posts, dozens of university student representatives and students have been detained from their homes in many cities of the country for 2 days.

According to the Telegram channel of the Iranian Student Councils, the number of detained students at Tehran University has reached 30.

On the other hand, as of the evening hours, access to social media has been completely blocked by restricting the internet.


On the other hand, after the access to the internet and social media was cut off, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken also announced that action was taken against the censorship of the Iranian government.

Tesla and SpaceX founder billionaire Elon Musk announced that the satellite internet service Starlink will be activated in Iran.


Starlink is a satellite constellation built by SpaceX, the American satellite company founded by Musk, to provide satellite internet access. The constellation consists of thousands of small mass-produced satellites that will work with ground stations.

Starlink; It provides high-speed, low-latency broadband internet worldwide. With Starlink, users can actively use satellite internet in every coverage area.

Musk previously announced that he sent Starlink satellites for Ukrainians who could not access the internet during the Ukraine War. Thus, Ukrainians had access to the Internet. Thanks to Starlink, it is aimed to provide access to the internet for Iranians who cannot access information after the internet was cut off in Iran.


The death of Amini, who was taken to the hospital in a coma after being detained by the Irshad patrols, known as the ‘morality police’, on September 13 in Tehran, on September 16, caused outrage in the country.

After the funeral of Mahsa Amini in her hometown of Sakkız on September 17, protests started in Tehran and cities in the west of the country.

* Images of the news are provided by the Associated Press.