Spearheaded by Women, Iranians Continue Protesting Islamic Republic

Protests have taken place throughout Iran for more than a week following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. Taken in custody by the country’s morality police for failing to properly wear a hijab, protesters now fill the streets burning headscarves in the face of authorities. As VOA’s Arash Arabasadi reports, Washington is expressing support for the demonstrators.

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