Middle East

Nearly three weeks in, the demonstrations against Iran's religious regime have found their new, courageous leaders: schoolgirls and young women.
Protests against the country’s strict dress code and “morality police” continue in the wake of Mahsa Amini’s death.
Artists engaged in a symbolic gesture of resistance that countless Iranian women have braved after Mahsa Amini's death.
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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei condemned Iran's biggest protests in years, ignited by a young Kurdish woman who died in police custody after not wearing her hijab "properly."
The demonstrations have become a global call for women's rights, following the death of a 22-year-old who was arrested for how she wore her hijab.
Mahsa Amini died days after Iran's morality police detained her for not wearing her hijab properly, leading to demonstrations by civilians demanding justice.
The demonstrations sweeping Iran and the rest of the world are just the latest in a powerful resistance against the politicizing and policing of women’s bodies.
The Iranian government has cut off internet access for much of the country as protests have exploded across the nation over the death in police custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini.
The “Iranian people made their decision,” she said. “Whether the regime cracks down on the protests, whether they shut down the internet, people of Iran won’t give up. ... The anger is there.”