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# Mahsa Amini

Last week
15th January 2023 - 21st January 2023
Voices
Irish Iranians: 'We cannot give in to this barbaric regime'
Irish Iranians show solidarity with protestors in Iran and ask European lawmakers to take decisive action against the regime.
This month
January 2023
# Mahsa Amini
Iran sentences three more to death over Amini protests
The Islamic republic has been rocked by civil unrest since the 16 September death of Mahsa Amini.
# Iran
Iran executes two more men in connection with protests
It brings the total executions in Iran following the protests to four.
# Iran
Iran upholds two death sentences over protests, but orders retrial for three others
Iran has been rocked by demonstrations since the 16 September death in custody of Mahsa Amini.
Last month
December 2022
# Mahsa Amini
Iran's President vows 'no mercy' for 'hostile' protest movement
Protests were triggered by the 16 September death of Mahsa Amini.
# Mahsa Amini protests
Iran publicly executes second prisoner detained amid protests challenging the country's theocracy
At least 488 people have been killed since the demonstrations began in mid-September, according to Human Rights Activists in Iran.
# Protests
More Iranians at imminent risk of execution, according to human rights groups
The protests have lasted almost three months, having been sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini.
# Protests
International outcry of 'inhumanity' as Iran carries out execution over Amini protests
Mohsen Shekari had been convicted and sentenced to death for blocking a street and wounding a paramilitary.
# Iran
Iran carries out first known execution over Mahsa Amini protests
Demonstrations have swept Iran for nearly three months since Amini died after her arrest by the morality police.
Last year
2022
# supreme leader
Iran arrests niece of leader Ayatollah Khamenei after condemning regime, brother claims
Farideh Moradkhani’s brother has said she was arrested for criticising her uncle’s regime
# Protest
Iranian players sing national anthem ahead of Wales clash
Mehdi Taremi denied this week that he and his team-mates were coming under pressure from the Iranian government.
# hijab
Iran arrests two top actors who removed headscarves, state media reports
Iran’s clerical leadership has been shaken by more than two months of women-led demonstrations
# Iran
47 children among at least 378 killed in Iran crackdown, according to new toll
Iran has been gripped by protests that erupted over Mahsa Amini’s death on 16 September.
# Protests
Iran issues first death sentence for Mahsa Amini 'riots'
Dozens of people, mainly demonstrators but also security personnel, have been killed during the protests
# Mahsa Amini protests
At least 326 killed in Iran protest crackdown since Mahsa Amini's death in custody
The protests were fanned by fury over the dress rules for women, but have grown into a broad movement against the theocracy.
# Iran
Iran charges 11 over killing of paramilitary member at ceremony for slain protester
Mourners were paying tribute to Hadis Najafi, who died five days into protests that erupted after Mahsa Amini’s death.
# Mahsa Amini
New Iran protests erupt in universities as MPs demand 'rioters' face 'eye for an eye' justice
It keeps a seven-week anti-regime movement going following the death of Mahsa Amini.
# Mahsa Amini
American VP Harris moves to remove Iran from UN women's commission
Iran has been facing protests in the wake of the 16 September death of Mahsa Amini in police custody
# Mahsa Amini
Iran orders probe into 'shocking' police brutality video
Rights groups have said the video exposed the brutality of the crackdown on demonstrations sparked by Mahsa Amini’s death.
# iran protests
Iran plans public trials for 1,000 protesters in Tehran
The nationwide protests first erupted over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of the country’s morality police.
# Iran
Iranian security forces take aim at protest buildings
A rights group says security forces shot protesters outside of a hospital.
# Protests
Iran security forces 'open fire' as thousands mourn Mahsa Amini
The crowds were marking 40 days since the 22 year old’s death.
# Podcast
The Explainer: Who is Mahsa Amini, and why has her death led to protests in Iran?
Dr Paola Rivetti joins us on this week’s episode to examine the protests that have gripped Iran – what’s driving people out on the streets, and who are the morality police?
# Mahsa Amini
Iran mourners flock to Mahsa Amini's grave despite crackdown on protesters
Today marks 40 days since Amini’s death and the end of the traditional mourning period in Iran.
# Iran
Iranian greeted as hero after competing without hijab but activists fear it's 'state propaganda'
Rekabi has apologised over what happened and insisted her hijab had accidentally slipped off.
# Mahsa Amini
Iran vows 'immediate' response to new EU sanctions following Mahsa Amini's death
EU foreign ministers met today to adopt sanctions on Iran, including on the morality police in whose custody Amini died.
# Riots
Iran doubles official toll for Tehran prison fire deaths to eight
An government news agency claimed clashes at the prison were unrelated to protests about the death of Mahsa Amini
Voices
Student in Iran: 'Mahsa's death has lit a fire within - please do not forget us'
One young student has risked her safety to tell us her story.
# Mahsa Amini
Iran’s crackdown on protests over Mahsa Amini death intensifies in Kurdish region
Riot police fired into at least one neighbourhood in Sanandaj, the capital of Iran’s Kurdistan province.
# Iran
Iran state TV hacked with image of supreme leader in crosshairs
Protests following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini have entered their fourth week.
# iran protests
Iran's supreme leader blames US and Israel for protests over Mahsa Amini death
Since the unrest started on 16 September, dozens of protesters have been killed and more than a thousand arrested.
# Iran
Iran protests: Rights group says death toll has topped 75 as crackdown intensifies
The Iranian authorities’ official death toll has remained at 41 since Saturday.
# Iran
Iranians protest for 10th night following warning of 'decisive' response from judiciary
Protests abroad in solidarity with Iranian women were also held in Athens, Berlin, Brussels, Istanbul, Madrid, New York and other cities.
# iran protests
Iran vows 'decisive action' on wave of women-led protests
At least 41 people have died following unrest since the death of young Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini in the custody of the morality police.
# headscarf protests
Iran's main reformist party urges end to mandatory dress code
At least 35 people have been killed and hundreds wounded in the protests that erupted after Mahsa Amini’s death.
# Iran
Iranian State media suggests at least 26 killed in protests after woman’s death
Iran’s state-run media this week reported demonstrations of hundreds of people in at least 13 cities, including the capital, Tehran.
# Tehran
17 dead in Iran as protests grow following death of woman after morality police arrest
Iranian authorities have also restricted internet access and blocked messaging apps including WhatsApp and Instagram.
# morality police
Protests spread across Iran over woman's death following arrest due to 'improper' headscarf
In the demonstrations, many Iranian women have taken off their headscarves in protest.