Tehran – Protests are spreading over the death of a Kurdish woman in police custody in Iran. 3 people were killed in police firing on the protesters. Around 100 people were injured. Many people were arrested.
Mahsa Amini (22), who was detained by the religious affairs police on the 13th for not wearing a hijab, died in a hospital in Tehran 3 days later. Protests entered the third day in seven provinces in the Kurdish minority region, including Mahsa’s hometown of Sakhes. Internet bans have been imposed in some cities. Tehran University students also took to the streets in protest. Meanwhile, a representative of the Supreme Leader of the country, Ayatollah Khamenei, visited the house of the deceased woman.
English Summary: Protests Erupt in Iranian Cities After Death of Woman in Custody