In our news wrap Thursday, the U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran's morality police as protests continue over the death of a young woman in custody, Republicans in the Senate blocked action on forcing the disclosure of "dark money" donors to political causes and average rates on 30-year mortgage rates have hit their highest level since 2007.
— PBS (September 22) (Pocket) (Media Bias)
Iran's supreme leader said foreign powers seeking to destabilize the country are behind mass protests that have erupted since the death in police custody of a woman arrested for violating the country's strict dress code.
— Washington Times (October 3) (Pocket) (Media Bias)
The young Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, whose death in police custody triggered worldwide protests, was a shy, reserved resident of a small town who never challenged the country's clerical rulers or its Islamic dress code, sources close to the family said.Amini, from the northwestern Kurdish city of Saqez, died three days after she was arrested in hospital after falling into a coma. It sparked the first big show of opposition on Iran's streets since authorities crushed fuel price protests in 2019 in which 1,500 people were killed.Authorities deny beating Amini and insisted in a statement that the cause of death was sudden heart failure, possibly from preexisting conditions.
— Jerusalem Post (September 28) (Pocket) (Media Bias)
DUBAI, Sept 28 (Reuters) - The young Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, whose death in police custody triggered nationwide protests, was a shy, reserved resident of a small town who never challenged the country's clerical rulers or its Islamic dress code, sources close to the family said.
— Reuters (September 28) (Pocket) (Media Bias)
Protests have swept the country since the death of Mahsa Amini, a Kurdish woman detained by the Islamic Republic’s morality police enforcing hijab rules on women’s dress.
— South China Morning Post (September 24) (Pocket) (Media Bias)
A picture obtained by AFP outside Iran shows shows a demonstrator raising his arms and makes the victory sign in Tehran on Monday during a protest for Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic's morality police. AFP via Getty Images hide caption
— NPR (September 21) (Pocket) (Media Bias)
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