September 30, 2022
World

Mass protests in Iran after death of Mahsa Amini

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Women in Iran defiantly took off their head coverings, and some burned their hijabs, as they protested after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died in police custody. The protests have now grown to include anger over rising poverty, soaring unemployment and crushing sanctions. Ramy Inocencio takes a look.