Iran protests flare up after death of young woman in custody

Issue 1155 - 23 Sep 2022 | 2 minute read

The death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in custody has sparked another wave of popular protests across Iran. The incidents have shaken the authorities to the extent that a senior aide to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei paid a two-hour visit to Amini’s family home.

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