Hadi Ghaemi, the executive director of the New York-based Center for Human Rights in Iran, said Iranians "should be allowed to safely grieve and demand accountability". People cough and stutter as they try to escape the fumes. Other footage showed pools of blood near the woman.
"The police treated the people who had gathered with patience and tolerance", said General Hossein Rahimi. "Police did not shoot in the gatherings since broad-mindedness and restraint has been agenda of the police forces of the capital".
The semi-official Fars news agency reported that police had "shot tear gas in some areas".
"We will not rest until there are answers", Trudeau said on January 13 in Edmonton, Alberta, during a vigil for the 57 Canadian victims of the disaster, as a second day of anti-government protests broke out in Iran over the way officials have handled the downing of the airliner. He said that at the time of the incident he was supervising ballistic missile attacks on two Iraqi bases used by the United States military in retaliation for the assassination of the IRGC's Major General Qasem Suleimani five days earlier.
The two investigators are to get their first chance to visit the crash site outside of Tehran on Tuesday, as part of an worldwide team looking into the sequence of events that ended with Flight PS752 shot out of the sky, killing all 176 people on board.
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On Sunday, authorities deployed forces across Tehran - police, members of the Revolutionary Guard on motorcycles and plainclothes security men.
The scenes recall the anti-government protests across Iran in November which saw at least 300 people killed and thousands arrested across the country, according to Amnesty International.
The plane was also carrying 82 Iranians, 11 Ukrainian passengers and crew, 10 Swedes, four Afghans, three Germans and three Britons.
'I just think you see a very corrupt regime that the Iranian people are finally standing up and trying to hold them accountable, ' Esper said.
"Can confirm I wasn't taking part in any demonstrations!" he tweeted.
Spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Abbas Mousavi has blasted US President Donald Trump for writing a tweet in Farsi, in which he backed the anti-government protesters in Iran.
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"Concerning the incident, we are saddened more than anybody else and never thought we would carry out an action that could harm people", Salami said, according to Mehr.
Kathy Fox, the head of the Transportation Safety Board, said Monday afternoon she expects Canadian investigators will have access to the remains of the plane that are being reconstructed elsewhere, with Iran leading the investigation under global rules.
The TSB chair said she has been speaking with the Dutch authorities who led the investigation into the MH17 crash - a flight that was shot down by a Russian missile while flying over Ukraine.
Scores were Canadians, most believed to be dual nationals who had traveled to Iran to visit relatives there.
O'Brien said the U.S.'s "maximum pressure" campaign against Iran is working.
Some Iranian artists, including famous director Masoud Kimiai, have withdrawn from an upcoming worldwide film festival.
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