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Protests Against Woman's Death Over Hijab Rules Continue Across Iran

Women are at the forefront of nationwide protests in Iran that erupted after the alleged custodial death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who was detained and allegedly beaten by Iran's morality police for not covering her head properly. Women in Iran are required to cover their heads with hijab in public. Since Amini's death, women have led protests across Iran in which they have defied the Iranian regime by cutting their hair publicly, walking with uncovered heads, and burning their hijabs.

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Women are at the forefront of nationwide protests in Iran that erupted after the alleged custodial death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who was detained and allegedly beaten by Iran's morality police for not covering her head properly. Women in Iran are required to cover their heads with hijab in public. Since Amini's death, women have led protests across Iran in which they have defied the Iranian regime by cutting their hair publicly, walking with uncovered heads, and burning their hijabs.

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