Following the death of a young woman detained by Iran’s morality police last week, massive anti-government protests have broken out all across the country.
According to BBC News, “Anger erupted after Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman from the north-western city of Saqez, died in hospital in Tehran on Friday following three days in a coma.”
“She was visiting the capital with her family on 13 September when she was arrested by morality police officers, who accused her of violating the law requiring women to cover their hair with a hijab, or headscarf, and their arms and legs with loose clothing. She collapsed after being taken to a detention centre,” the BBC report reads. “There are reports that officers beat Ms Amini’s head with