Violence erupts in Iran after woman dies in ‘morality police’ custody

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from The Washington Post,

Security forces cracked down on protesters demonstrating across Iran over the death of a young woman in the custody of its so-called morality police, allegedly killing five.

The death of Mahsa Amini, 22, a Kurdish woman from western Iran, during a visit to the capital last week has stirred outrage over the government’s increasingly strict enforcement of ultraconservative dress codes for women, compulsory since Iran’s 1979 revolution.

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