Iran: Are social media platforms censoring dissent?

Posted on AllSides October 5th, 2022
From The Center

Torched cars, street clashes, women burning their headscarves — Iran has been gripped by widespread anti-government protests since the death in detention of the 22-year-old Kurdish woman Mahsa Jina Amini in September. According to Iran Human Rights (IHR), as of early October at least 150 people had died in connection with the protests.

On September 13, Mahsa Jina Amini, was arrested in the Iranian capital Tehranby Iran's so-called morality police, who apparently found fault with the way she was wearing her headscarf. She collapsed while in police custody in circumstances that remain unclear and was pronounced dead three...

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