Iranian protesters has demanded Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei remove after Tehran admitted that its military had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane, killing all 176 people on board.
A viral videos posted on social media showed the people of Iran chanting in front of Tehran’s Amir Kabir university. “Commander-in-chief [Khamenei] resign, resign,”
People in #Iran have just begun the protest against de regime.
Students of Amirkabir university in Tehran chant slogans against the supreme leader!#IranProtests#IranPlaneCrash pic.twitter.com/rzr7w6Oaju
— Alireza Azami (@Alireza__Azami) January 11, 2020
To the brave and suffering Iranian people Trump tweeted: “I have stood with you since the beginning of my presidency and my government will continue to stand with you. We are following your protests closely. Your courage is inspiring.”
“The government of Iran must allow human rights groups to monitor and report facts from the ground on the ongoing protests by the Iranian people. There can not be another massacre of peaceful protesters, nor an internet shutdown. The world is watching,” he added.