The latest sentences -- for three men convicted of killing three members of the security forces -- bring to 17 the official total of detainees condemned to death in connection with nearly four months
The Iranian government routinely pressures activists at home and abroad, often airing what rights group describe as coerced confessions on state television.
A human rights lawyer said that people between the ages of 12-13 and 18-19 are in police custody and that some of the children arrested were being held in detention centres for adult drug offenders.
Iran: Mahsa Amini was beaten severely in front of brother, says cousin as women-led protests intensify
The mother of the Iranian Kurdish woman said doctors at the hospital told the family that her daughter "had received a violent blow to the head"; her death has sparked worldwide protests.
Faezeh Hashemi, a former lawmaker and a women's rights activist, has had previous run-ins with the law in the Islamic republic.
Tehran crowds have shouted "death to the dictator", calling for the end of the more than three-decade rule of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, 83.
The Foreign Ministry's website said it summoned Simon Shercliff, the U.K.'s ambassador to Iran, on Saturday and protested the hosting of critical Farsi-language media outlets.
Tehran police have arrested 29 women for appearing in public without a headscarf as protests against the dress code.