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Mother of slain Iranian protester sentenced to 13 years in prison for seeking justice

Mahsa Yazdani's 20-year-old son Mohammad Javad Zahedi was shot dead during the nationwide protests following the death of Mahsa Amini last year.

published on : 2nd November 2023

A year after Mahsa Amini's death from police brutality, what's changed for Iran's women?

On September 16, 2022, nationwide protests erupted in Iran with the slogan "woman, life, freedom" following the death of Mahsa Amini in police custody.

published on : 14th September 2023

In Iran, snap checkpoints and university purges mark the first anniversary of Mahsa Amini protests

The demonstrations over Amini's death that erupted after her arrest a year ago by the country's morality police, allegedly over the hijab, represented one of the largest challenges to Iran's theocracy

published on : 12th September 2023

Iran arrests six for planning 'riots' on Amini anniversary

Amini, an Iranian Kurd, died on September 16, 2022, after her arrest in Tehran for an alleged breach of the Islamic Republic's strict dress rules for women.

published on : 9th September 2023

Iran sentences two women journalists to jail time

Foreign-based rights groups have reported multiple arrests ahead of the anniversary of Amini's death.

published on : 3rd September 2023

Iran news editor suspended over protest coverage: media

In January, an Etemad report estimated that some 80 journalists were among the thousands arrested during the unrest in Iran last year.

published on : 29th July 2023

Iran's morality police return to streets after protests in a new campaign to impose Islamic dress

The morality police had largely pulled back following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini last September, as authorities struggled to contain mass protests calling for the overthrow of the theocracy.

published on : 16th July 2023
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