Iran Targets Celebrities, Journalists Over Woman's Death Protests
Iran stepped up pressure on celebrities and journalists Thursday over the wave of women-led protests sparked by outrage over the death of Mahsa Amini after she was arrested by the Islamic republic's morality police.
Iran stepped up pressure on celebrities and journalists over Mahsa Amini protests
In response to the wave of protests organised by women that were started by outrage over the murder of Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the Islamic Republic's morality police, Iran increased pressure on celebrities and journalists on Thursday. Athletes, musicians, actors, and filmmakers have all supported the protests. Many people took it as a sign when the national football team stayed in their black tracksuits during the playing of the a…
Iran protests over Mahsa Amini death enter third week
A protest movement in Iran over the death in custody of Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini entered its third week Friday, in defiance of an intensifying crackdown that rights activists say has cost at least 83 lives.The women-led protests erupted after Amini, 22, died three days after her arrest by the notorious morality police in Tehran for allegedly breaching the Islamic republic's strict dress code for women."Women, Life, Freedom!" protesters chanted …