Another cleric was shot dead by the youths in the city of Boroujen on Sunday, January 5.

On January 3, several youths also clashed with the security forces at a checkpoint in Tehran that had stopped a vehicle on bogus charges of improper veiling and tried to arrest them.

Recently checkpoints have increased in Tehran, especially in districts of Jannat-abad, Kan, and Shahr-e-Ziba and the security and patrol forces are assaulting and arresting the youth, especially women on bogus reasons.

A young Azerbaijani was executed by the regime on Tuesday morning, January 7, after 11 years in prison in Tabriz Central Prison. He was arrested at the age of 19.