US imposes new Iran sanctions ahead of anniversary of Mahsa Amini death

Posted on AllSides September 15th, 2023
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The U.S. on Friday imposed a fresh round of sanctions on Iran ahead of the anniversary of Mahsa Amini’s death, which prompted a mass wave of protests across the Middle Eastern country against police brutality and oppressive government control last year.

The State Department slapped sanctions on 25 Iranian individuals, three Iranian state-backed media outlets and one Iranian internet research firm.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement that all the individuals and entities are connected to the “Iranian regime’s violent suppression of nationwide protests” following the death...

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