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Tag: Mahsa Amini

  • Friday, December 9th 2022 - 08:32 UTC

    Man hanged in Iran for violence in post-Amini protests

    Shekari had been found guilty of war crimes “against the security of the nation and Islam.”  (Pic Twitter)

    A man has been executed by hanging in Iran following his indictment for his participation in the nationwide protests since the Sept. 16 death of young Mahsa Amini while in morality police custody for not wearing the veil properly.

  • Monday, December 5th 2022 - 10:20 UTC

    Iran's morality police dissolved

    Montazeri also announced the authorities were working on a “modification” of the law on the compulsory wearing of the Islamic veil

    The Islamic Republic of Iran announced the dismantling of its morality police in the aftermath of Mahsa Amini's death, a woman who died while in custody after being arrested for not wearing her face cover properly.

  • Thursday, September 22nd 2022 - 22:30 UTC

    Fatalities of Iranian unrest reach 31

    Raisi would not speak to an unveiled woman

    The number of people killed in riots all across Iran following the death of the Kurdish 22-year-old woman Mahsa Amini while in the custody of the morality police has been updated to 31, the Oslo-based Iran Human Rights (IHR) NGO said.