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Protesters Across Iran Arrested on Amini Anniversary

Iranwire – Iranian security forces have arrested dozens of protesters overnight following the one-year anniversary of Mahsa Amini’s death in custody.  Human rights sources report arrests of protesters across various cities in Iran, including Tehran, Karaj, Qarchak, Isfahan, Tabriz, Sanandaj, Saqqez, Diwandareh, Baneh, Marivan, Dehdasht, Yasouj and other urban centres.  The identities of many of those taken into custody remain …

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Famous Film Actress Arrested for Instagram Post

Iranwire – Iranian security forces have arrested Hanieh Tavassoli, a renowned film actress, and taken her to an undisclosed location.  “My sister Hanieh Tavassoli was arrested tonight at 11:45 pm at her home and taken to an undisclosed location,” her sister Tannaz Tavassoli said in an Instagram post on September 16.  On the one-year anniversary of Mahsa Amini’s death in …

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Man Shot by Security Forces Declared Brain Dead

Iranwire – A 27-year-old man who was shot in the head by security forces on the one-year anniversary of Mahsa Amini’s death yesterday has been declared brain dead, IranWire reports. The medical team in charge of Fardin Jafari’s case has made the decision to disconnect him from life support. However, the security apparatus appears to be obstructing this action, prolonging …

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Anniversary of Amini’s Death Sparks Strikes, Protests Worldwide

VOA – The one-year anniversary of the death of Mahsa “Jina” Amini was marked Saturday by a strong military presence and a general strike by tradespeople and shopkeepers in Kurdish cities across numerous provinces of Iran — along with protest rallies in cities worldwide. Numerous images circulating Saturday on social media also showed a significant number of military and security …

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Activists in Europe Mark Anniversary of Amini’s Death in Iran

VOA – Hundreds gathered in central London on Saturday to mark the anniversary of the death of Mahsa Amini, the 22-year-old Kurdish-Iranian woman who died in police custody in Iran last year, sparking worldwide protests of the country’s conservative Islamic theocracy. Chanting “Women! Life! Freedom!,” the crowds held her portrait and rallied around the memory of a young woman who …

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