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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Five people have been killed by Iranian security forces during protests that were sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, who was being held in police custody, according to a human rights monitor.

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"Hengaw Organization for Human Rights, a Norwegian-registered organization monitoring rights violations in Iran, said five people were fatally shot during demonstrations in Iran's Kurdish region on Monday. It said 75 others were injured in other cities over the weekend.

The protests erupted after the death of Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian woman who died in Tehran after being arrested by Iran's morality police last week.

Edited security camera footage released by Iran's state media appeared to show Amini collapsing at a "re-education" center where she was taken to receive "guidance" on her attire."

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Why theocracies are a terrible idea.

Hint, hint.

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2022-09-20 02:16 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3

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