MASS ANTI-HIJAB PROTESTS OVER TRAGIC DEATH OF MAHSA AMINI TURN INTO SOCIAL UPRISING
The death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman has triggered massive social uprisings and revolts in Iran. Approximately, 80 towns and cities in thirty-one provinces of Iran have been affected. There have been violent clashes between protestors, police, security forces and militia. More than forty-one people were killed and many arrested. Mahsa Amini was arrested on the 13th of September 2022 while leaving a metro station in Tehran with her brothers and relatives. Several other women were arrested along with her. The main reason behind her arrest and death is that they wore clothes that did not comply with state regulations. She was taken away in a police van.
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- 28 Sep 2022