US lawmakers condemn Iran's crackdown on protesters
Unrest spread to more than 80 cities and rural towns as thousands of young and working class Iranians voiced anger at graft, unemployment and a deepening gap between rich and poor.?
WION Web Team Delhi, India
Jan 10, 2018, 07.43 AM
The US House of Representatives has condemned Iran's crackdown on the recent anti-government protests.
US lawmakers adopted a resolution and voted in support of anti-government Iranian protesters by a vote of 415 to two.
The House "stands with the people of Iran that are engaged in legitimate and peaceful protests against an oppressive, corrupt regime," and condemns the government's "serious human rights abuses against the Iranian people," the resolution stated.