More women than men at the protest in Moscow - one by one, they were thrown into police vans

Credit: Sky News- Published on September 24, 2022
The protest in Moscow was so small and so overrun with press in yellow vests you could hardly make out the few solitary figures who'd had the courage to come to the designated spot at the appointed time. But the police have their ways. 

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Published on September 21, 2022 -  01:30
Death of Mahsa Amini Sparks Wave of Protests in Iran
Death of Mahsa Amini , Sparks Wave of Protests in Iran. 22-year-old Amini was reportedly visiting relatives in Tehran when she was arrested by the "morality police" for failing to fully cover her hair. 22-year-old Amini was reportedly visiting relatives in Tehran when she was arrested by the "morality police" for failing to fully cover her hair. NBC reports that three days later, Amini was dead. Her death has exposed the anger of Iranian women over their treatment by the controlling regime. . Many people are pointing out that this could be my daughter, my sister, my wife. This has shaken people, that every time a woman leaves home, she might not come back, Hadi Ghaemi, executive director for the New York-based Center for Human Rights in Iran, via NBC. The protests come as Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi met with the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The protests come as Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi met with the United Nations General Assembly in New York. According to Iranian state media, Raisi has ordered an investigation into Amini’s death and expressed condolences to her family. Iranian authorities have claimed that Amini died of a heart attack, calling the incident "unfortunate.". Raha Bahreini, Amnesty International’s Iran researcher, says that the government has deployed more morality police units since Raisi took office in June. . Raha Bahreini, Amnesty International’s Iran researcher, says that the government has deployed more morality police units since Raisi took office in June. . One very distressing trend in recent months has been the persecution of females who defy compulsory veiling laws. The level of violence that women are facing in the street is really horrific, Raha Bahreini, Amnesty International’s Iran researcher, via NBC. One very distressing trend in recent months has been the persecution of females who defy compulsory veiling laws. The level of violence that women are facing in the street is really horrific, Raha Bahreini, Amnesty International’s Iran researcher, via NBC. And because there is now more vocal opposition, and campaigning against compulsory veiling laws in Iran, the Iranian authorities are also escalating their attacks on women in the streets, Raha Bahreini, Amnesty International’s Iran researcher, via NBC

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