20 Sep 2022

UN calls for Iran to allow peaceful demonstrations after death of Mahsa Amini

The United Nations has called on Iran to allow peaceful demonstrations to take place – amid a crackdown against protests over the death of a young woman who was detained for breaking the law on wearing a hijab.

The governor of Kurdistan province has confirmed that three people were killed during the unrest – blaming unidentified armed groups.

22 year old Mahsa Amini died in hospital on Friday – three days after she was arrested by Iran’s morality police.