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Iran Sanctioned Near Anniversary of Amini's Death

Posted on AllSides September 15th, 2023
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The U.S. and the U.K. imposed sanctions on Iran near the first anniversary of the death of Kurdish Iranian Mahsa Amini, who died while in custody of Iran's "morality police" for allegedly flouting the Islamic Republic's mandatory dress code.

The U.S. on Friday enacted a new set of sanctions against Iran in anticipation of the anniversary of Amini's death on Sept. 16, 2022. Subsequent protests throughout Iran denounced police brutality and the overbearing governance of the Iranian regime.

The sanctions, imposed by the State Department, targeted 25 Iranians along with three state-sponsored Iranian media...

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