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Iranian Forces Target Women Protesters with Shotgun Fire to Faces, Breasts and Genitals

HeadlineDec 09, 2022

A new report finds Iranian security forces are targeting women protesters with shotgun fire to their faces, breasts and genitals. The Guardian spoke to doctors and nurses who’ve treated protesters in secrecy to avoid arrest and who said women frequently arrive with these wounds on their bodies. Security forces have also been accused of firing shots into protesters’ eyes, blinding hundreds of women, men and children who have participated in the mass mobilizations.

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