A Baluch man was killed Saturday by the state security forces in Zahedan, southeastern Iran.
Loghman Narouii, a 33-year-old Baluch man, was shot in the head by security forces after he refused to stop at a police checkpoint for not having a driving license.
The Iranian regime’s armed forces, shoot, kill, or injure innocent civilians without being held accountable.
There are almost daily reports of police and border guards opening fire on Kurd border porters in western Iran and civilians carrying fuel in southeastern Iran.
This is while Iranian law requires armed forces to reduce the chances of death when using force.
Article 2 of the Law on the Use of Weapons by the Armed Forces in an Emergency states that law enforcement agents must have “complete control of their weapon” while Article 7 stipulates that they should “preferably target the legs to make sure it does not cause death or hurt third parties.”
Article 2 also requires the authorities to “take care of injured persons and transfer them to medical centers as soon as possible.”
In a recent case in February, a 22-year-old man identified as Sajjad Ka’ibi was shot to death by security forces in a park while he was celebrating his birthday with some friends in the city of Shush, southwest Iran.
On January 28, the state security forces in Kermanshas shot and killed a 20-year-old man before his mother’s eyes.
The young man, identified as Mohammad Ahmadi Matin, was shot to death by the police for not paying a bribe to them, according to local sources.