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Mounting deaths in Iran protests as internet blackout drags on

Al-Monitor – At least 76 people have been killed so far in protests that have rocked Iran after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while in custody of the hijab-enforcing morality police, the Oslo-based Iran Human Rights (IHR) reported.   The IHR says it has documented the toll based on death certificates, verified family and witness accounts, and other pieces of evidence on …

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Mahsa Amini’s death ‘broke camel’s back’, fueled rage against Iran regime: Analysis

Al-Arabia – Mahsa Amini’s death was the spark that lit the angry fire of Iranians who have had enough of an oppressive regime that has failed to provide them with the basic means of a dignified life.Analysts told Al Arabiya English that Amini’s death struck a raw nerve with the public and warned that the regime will only keep escalating its …

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Iran Sets Up Special Courts For Protesters, Rejects EU Criticism As Crackdown Deaths, Arrests Rise

RFL/RE – Iran has dismissed Western criticism of its deadly crackdown that has killed dozens and led to at least 1,200 arrests since protests broke out after a 22-year-old woman’s death in custody for allegedly breaking the country’s Islamic dress code. Iranian judiciary officials also said they had set up special courts to try protesters, whom they claimed were “hired …

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Iranian Soccer Legend Angers Officials For Supporting Protests Over Death Of Woman In Custody

RFL/RE – The anti-government protests that have rocked Iran for the past 10 days are leaderless. Though the women who have removed their obligatory head scarves and burned them are at the forefront of the demonstrations triggered by the suspicious death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after her arrest by Tehran’s morality police, hard-line media and politicians have blamed soccer superstar …

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Iranian Rights Activist Ronaghi Says Guards At Tehran’s Evin Prison Broke His Leg During Beatings

RFL/RE – Iranian civil rights activist Hossein Ronaghi says he has been beaten by guards in Tehran’s Evin prison. Journalist Masoud Kazemi said in a tweet on September 25 that Hossein Ronaghi said prison officers broke his leg during the beating, while Ronaghi’s mother said her son told her he had been injured by guards.Security agents stormed Ronaghi’s house and arrested him on September …

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