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Around the world, protesters take to the streets in solidarity with Iranian women

Added 10-03-22 04:07:01pm EST - “The gatherings are an echo of the protests that have erupted in Iran since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who had been detained by the country's so-called morality police.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “Around the world, protesters take to the streets in solidarity with Iranian women”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

A woman burns headscarves during a demonstration in support of Kurdish Iranian woman Mahsa Amini during a protest on Sunday on Place de la Republique in Paris, following Amini's death in Iran. Stefano Rellandini/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

A woman burns headscarves during a demonstration in support of Kurdish Iranian woman Mahsa Amini during a protest on Sunday on Place de la Republique in Paris, following Amini's death in Iran.

Protesters have gathered in cities around the world in recent days in a show of solidarity with women in Iran.

The gatherings are an echo of the protests that have erupted in Iran since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who had been detained by the country's so-called morality police.

Whether in Istanbul or Los Angeles, protests are marked by the striking words and images that have typified the protests rocking Iran: chants of "Women, life, freedom!" and in some cases, women taking scissors to their hair.

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