Mahsa Amini’s death prompts renewed debate on women’s rights in Iran | USA TODAY

Mahsa Amini's death in police custody sparked remarkable moments of defiance by women and men around the globe.
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The death of a 22-year-old woman in the custody of Iran's "morality police" after being accused of not properly covering her hair has sparked a remarkable moment of defiance by Iranian women and men, experts say.

Thousands of protesters across the country have taken to the streets to demand justice for Mahsa Amini. Women have burned their scarves and cut their hair, protesters have been injured and arrested, and as many as 17 people have been killed. Despite the violent crackdown from Iranian security forces, demonstrations have continued in at least 13 cities for days.

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  1. The internet is filtered on Iranians and it is almost impossible to access applications. Please launch satellite internet for Iranians as soon as possible and make it so that everyone can use it.

  2. I live in China. We Chinese have some freedom that Iranians 🇮🇷 don’t
    such as:
    – free to daily Covid test,
    – rights to remain silent during lockdowns, and
    – freedom to praise the government as much as we like.

  3. Don’t forget to Vote in ROEvember.
    And, for every Gov official election,
    even for Dog Catcher. People have
    become wise and vigilant to where
    it begins. Let’s hope we keep it up!
    Remember💙 ROEvember🌊🌊🌊
    ~ ~ ~ • . “Woosh” ° • . ‘ ~

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