Iranians have been gathering around public squares and women have been burning hijabs and publicly cutting their hair while other protesters chant “death to the dictator” and “Women, Life, Liberty!”
How it Started
On September 16th, 2022:
22-year-old Mahsa Amini died in a hospital three days after being arrested and beaten by Iran’s Guidance Patrol, widely known as the “morality police,” for failing to allegedly wear her hijab properly.
As protests surpass 100 days, Iranians continue to march throughout the country in town squares, local neighborhoods, bazaars, and universities, calling for an end to the mullahs’ reign, despite facing brutal repression from the Islamic Republic’s security forces. Here are five things to know about 100 days of protests in Iran.
What You Need to Know
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