Demonstrations that began with death of Mahsa Amini while detained by morality police pose biggest threat to regime in 13 years

Oct 18, 20220 comments

Originally published on The Guardian on September 24, 2022.

“Chants heard at rallies, such as ‘We’ll support our sisters and women, life, liberty,’ had been heard around the country. This is unprecedented for us. We have never seen women take their hijab off in mass like this. Burning down the police centers, running after their cars, burning down the pictures of [supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei],” said Firuzeh Mahmoudi, Executive Director of United for Iran.

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