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IRGC warns Iran protesters as unrest enters seventh week  

Despite the warning, the protests swelled, and faced an escalation in violent police raids on funerals, campuses and dormitories. 
People hold up placards during a rally in support of the demonstrations in Iran, at The Place de la Republique in Paris, on Oct. 29, 2022.

As anti-government unrest entered a seventh week in Iran, the commander of the country’s hard-line Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) warned protesters to go home. 

“Today is the last day of the riots, stop taking to streets,” Maj. Gen. Hossein Salami declared at a funeral ceremony for victims of a terror attack in the city of Shiraz earlier this week.  The shooting claimed by the Islamic State killed 15 people in the midst of the protests that were triggered by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in custody of religious police in mid-September.  

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