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Three dead in protests against woman who died due to poorly placed burqa

Three people died in Iranian Kurdistan during protests over the death of a young woman after she was arrested by morality police, the governor of the province announced on Tuesday, as quoted by the Fars news agency. Governor Ismail Zarei Kusha spoke of the three “suspicious” deaths and a “plot hatched by the enemy”, confirming …

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22-year-old woman brutally dies after being arrested for wearing the wrong burqa

Iranian security forces on Saturday dispersed demonstrations in the northwest of the country with tear gas after the death of a woman detained in Tehran by morale police, local media reported. Mahsa Amini, 22, was arrested on Tuesday by a special police unit accused of enforcing the strict dress code imposed on Iranian women, such …

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