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Sheffield community activist condemns killing of Iranian leader

An Iranian community activist living in Sheffield has condemned the killing of General Qasseim Sulleimani by a US drone strike. In an interview with Sheffield Live! Manuchehr said he believes Sulleimani had active roles in conflicts across the region but the assassination was “against international law”. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!

Iranians stage freedom protest outside Town Hall

Iranians in Sheffield staged a demonstration outside Sheffield Town Hall at the weekend demanding freedom and democracy for Iran. According to campaigner Siama Zaad, the group called “Wanted Freedom for Iran” were protesting against the Iranian government’s persecution of democracy protestors who, they claim, have been subject to torture and imprisonment. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!