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Iran Protest At Enforced Hijab Sparks Online Debate And Feminist Calls For Action Across Arab World

Balsam Mustafa, University of Warwick Iranian authorities have cracked down on protests which erupted after the death in custody of a 22-year-old woman who was arrested by the morality police for not wearing the hijab appropriately. The death of Mahsa Amini who was reportedly beaten after being arrested for wearing her hijab “improperly” sparked street protests. Unrest has spread across ...

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