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Amnesty International calls for meaningful action against Iran in wake of protest crackdowns

Amnesty International Friday called for meaningful action over the outrage in Iran after a nationwide protest over Mahsa Amini’s death in custody. Iran restricted Internet usage on Wednesday for much of the nation. On September 13, Mahsa Amini was arrested and violently beaten in a police van in Tehran by Iran’s morality police for not complying with discriminatory compulsory veiling laws. After the arrest, within hours,… Read More »