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Iran Cuts Internet Access as Death Toll from Protests Rises

HeadlineSep 23, 2022

Iranian authorities have cut off internet access to the capital Tehran and other regions as protests over the death of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman in police custody continue to spread. Iranian state TV reports as many as 26 people have died in the protests since Mahsa Amini’s death last week. She was arrested by so-called morality police for allegedly leaving some of her hair visible in violation of an Iranian law requiring women to cover their heads. Click here to see our coverage of the protests.

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