Iran targets celebrities, media over Mahsa Amini protests

PARIS: Iran stepped up pressure on celebrities and journalists Thursday over the wave of women-led protests sparked by outrage over the death of Mahsa Aminiafter she was arrested by the Islamic republic’s morality police. Filmmakers, athletes, musicians and actors have backed the demonstrations, and many saw it a signal when the national football team remained … Read more

Iranian soccer players protest Mahsa Amini murder, cover all Iran signs

Players showing solidarityscreenshot: 1 Direct A truly incredibly scene unfolded on Tuesday when the Iranian national team, before their match against Senegal, took the field in black jackets and covered up any logo or emblem having to do with Iran to show solidarity with the current protests going on in their country over the murder … Read more

Mahsa Amini Died Of “Blow To The Head” After Hijab Arrest, Says Family

Iranian authorities have denied all involvement in Mahsa Amini’s death. (Filet) Sulaimaniyah: Iranian Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini was visiting Tehran with her family when she encountered the notorious morality police and died after a “violent blow to the head”, her cousin living in Iraq said. “Jhina’s death has opened the doors of popular anger,” said … Read more

Rights group says Iran protest death toll tops 75 as crackdown intensifies

PARIS: More than 75 people have been killed in the Iranian authorities’ crackdown against unrest sparked by the death of Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini following her arrest by morality police, a rights group said Monday. The Iranian authorities’ official death toll, meanwhile, remained at 41, including several members of the security forces. Officials said Monday … Read more

450 “Rioters” Arrested For Anti-Hijab Protests, Says Iran

Iranian protesters chanting slogans during a demonstration in Iran. (Filet) Tehran, Iran: Authorities in a northern Iran province have arrested 450 people during more than 10 days of protests following a young Kurdish woman’s death in morality policy custody, state media reported Monday. Hundreds of demonstrators, reformist activists and journalists have been arrested during mostly … Read more

Iran President Vows Of “Decisive Action” Against Anti-Hijab Protests

Protests have broken out throughout Iran since the death of Mahsa Amini on September 16. Paris: Iran’s ultra-conservative President Ebrahim Raisi has vowed “decisive action” against the wave of unrest that has rocked the country since the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police. Raisi labeled the protests … Read more

US expands access to internet services for Iran

WASHINGTON: Washington announced Friday it was easing export restrictions on Iran to expand access to internet services, which have been curbed by the government amid a crackdown on protesters. In the aftermath of a woman’s death in the custody of the country’s morality police, Tehran moved to cut off the internet in what the US … Read more

Iran Hijab Protests: At least 26 dead during protests over Mahsa Amini death in Iran | World News

TEHRAN: Iranian state television suggested that the death toll of protests over the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody has risen to over two dozen, without providing more information as the unrest continues. An anchor on Iran’s state television suggested the death toll from the mass protests could be as high as 26 … Read more

Iran curbs internet access as protests claim 11 lives

PARIS: Iran restricted internet access Thursday after days of protests and unrest that have claimed at least 11 lives, following the death of a young woman in the custody of the morality police. Public anger has flared in the Islamic republic over the death last week of 22-year-old Mahsa Aminiwho had been detained for allegedly … Read more