Unknown Iranian officials claimed the death toll is 1,500 in recent crackdowns by security forces. The United States confirmed the report, including the deaths of 400 women and a dozen teenagers.
The Emirati government summons the Iranian "chargé d'affaires" in Abu Dhabi to protest a speech by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani which called the UAE's peace agreement with Israel "a treacherous act." The Emirati government labeled these remarks as "unacceptable, inflammatory and carrying serious repercussions for the security and stability of the Arabian Gulf region."
Iranian actress Marzieh Vafamehr is sentenced to 90 lashes of the cane and a year's jail in Tehran for appearing in the film "My Tehran For Sale" which criticises the Government of Iran's harsh policies on the arts.
The Government of Iran rejects a United Nations Human Rights Council investigation into alleged human rights abuses. [http:--www.france24.com-en-20110325-iran-rejects-un-rights-council-investigator (AFP via France24)]date=July 2019