In Meshkindasht-Karaj, Basij forces shot at protestors on the ground, from the rooftops of the Basij Base.
On November 15th, 2019, following a sudden spike in fuel prices, nationwide protests broke out across Iran. While the protests were largely peaceful, in certain cities some banks, government buildings and petrol stations were set on fire allegedly by the protestors.
On the evening of the 16th, the Islamic Republic implemented a near-total shutdown of the internet, lasting five days, while launching a brutal crackdown on the protestors. This crackdown took the form of shootings, violence and mass arrests.