Trump says Iran is killing thousands for protesting

Published December 3, 2019, 6:58 PM

by Martin Sadongdong & Antonio Colina

By Reuters

LONDON – US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Iran was killing thousands of people for protesting and urged the world to take more notice.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House before departing to Fayetteville, North Carolina in Washington, US September 9, 2019.  (REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)
US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House before departing to Fayetteville, North Carolina in Washington, US September 9, 2019. (REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)

Disturbances in Iran began in mid-November over gasoline price hikes but quickly turned political, with demonstrators demanding the removal of the top leaders of the country in what may be the biggest anti-government protests in the 40-year history of the Islamic Republic.

“Iran is killing perhaps thousands and thousands of people right now as we speak, that it why they cut off the internet so people can’t see what is going on,” Trump said during a visit to London for a NATO Summit.

“Not just small numbers which are bad, big numbers which are really bad, and really big numbers … It is a terrible thing and the world has to be watching.”

 
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Trump says Iran is killing thousands for protesting

Published December 3, 2019, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Reuters

LONDON – US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Iran was killing thousands of people for protesting and urged the world to take more notice.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House before departing to Fayetteville, North Carolina in Washington, US September 9, 2019.  (REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)
US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House before departing to Fayetteville, North Carolina in Washington, US September 9, 2019. (REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)

Disturbances in Iran began in mid-November over gasoline price hikes but quickly turned political, with demonstrators demanding the removal of the top leaders of the country in what may be the biggest anti-government protests in the 40-year history of the Islamic Republic.

“Iran is killing perhaps thousands and thousands of people right now as we speak, that it why they cut off the internet so people can’t see what is going on,” Trump said during a visit to London for a NATO Summit.

“Not just small numbers which are bad, big numbers which are really bad, and really big numbers … It is a terrible thing and the world has to be watching.”

 
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