Understanding Iran’s Historic Protests
A 22-year-old Iranian woman named Mahsa Amini died in police custody in mid-September, sparking mass, historic protests across Iran. Amini was jailed for reportedly flouting Iran’s strict dress code for women. Now, as hundreds of thousands of people protest across the country, Iran’s government is facing a crisis of legitimacy.
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