Sep. 19, 2022

Woman's death after morality police arrest sparks outrage, division in Iran

Iran/Society

The story: The death of Mahsa Amini, a young woman who lost consciousness in police custody and later pronounced dead at a Tehran hospital, has sparked protests and demands for police accountability in Iran.

Many in the country—including some prominent Reformist figures—have called for a review of how “guidance patrols” enforce Iran's strict dress code for women. Conservatives, however, accuse critics of unjustly targeting the police as well as the clerical establishment. Meanwhile, the president has promised Amini’s family a probe into what unfolded.

The coverage: Amini, an ethnic Kurd from the western city of Saqez, was detained by the morality police in Tehran on Sept. 13 for wearing "inappropriate" clothing...

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