Young Iranians Defy Protest Ultimatum, Tear Gassed by Security Forces

  • The protests that started earlier this month are over the Iran government’s strict morality laws and show no sign of easing despite warnings to stop.
  • Protests were sparked by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after she was arrested by the morality police for attire deemed inappropriate, allegedly her too much hair showing from beneath her required headscarf. She later died at a hospital, allegedly while still under police custody.
  • The protesters appear to be mostly if not all university students who are clash with security forces
  • The ultimatum is being by the Revolutionary Guards, couple with a warning from the president, in protests that reportedly have become increasingly violent.
  • Gunshot were fire in the clashes Sunday, according to Reuters.
Click to read full article

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Join our list!

Sign up here to get our daily newsletter with the top trending headlines.