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Women demonstrate in Kabul over Mahsa Amini's death, Taliban fire into air disperse protesters

Kabul: The Taliban forces shot in the air to disperse the women protesters who had assembled in front of the Iranian Embassy in Kabul to demonstrate against the death of Mahsa Amini.

Iran: UN experts demand stay of execution for two women LGBT rights activists

New York: Iran must immediately stay the executions of two womensentenced to death for supporting the human rights of lesbian, gay,bisexual, trans and gender-diverse (LGBT) people, a large group ofUN-appointed independent human rights experts said on Wednesday.

Iran: UN condemns violent crackdown against hijab protests

Authorities in Iran must fully respect the rights of protestors calling for justice for Mahsa Amini, the young woman who died in custody after being arrested for allegedly violating strict dress codes, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday. Later in the day, the UN chief said he was becoming "increasingly concerned" about reports of the death toll rising, "including women and children."

Masha Amini death: Spanish FM summons Iranian ambassador over suppression of demonstrations in Tehran

Madrid/UNI: The Spanish Foreign Ministry has summoned Iranian Ambassador Hassan Ghashghavi to express protest over the suppression of demonstrations in Iran, the Europa Press news agency reported on Wednesday.

Mahsa Amini protest: US to ease internet curbs for Iranians

Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday said his government will ease internet curbs on Iran to counter Tehran's clampdown on protests which were sparked by a woman's death in police custody leading to 35 deaths in the worst unrest in Iran for years.

'We are in New York': Iran Prez refuses interview with journalist who said no to headscarf

New York: Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi refused veteran journalist Christiane Amanpour an interview after she declined to wear a headscarf, media reports said.

UN experts strongly condemn death of Mahsa Amini, ‘victim of Iran’s sustained repression’

New York: UN independent human rights experts on Thursday strongly condemned the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died in police custody following her arrest for allegedly failing to comply with Iran’s strict rules on women’s dress, by wearing what authorities said was “an improper hijab”.

Mahsa Amini Death: Treasury Sanctions Iran’s Morality Police and Senior Security Officials for violence against protesters

Washington: The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on Thursday said it has decided to designate Iran’s Morality Police for abuse and violence against Iranian women and the violation of the rights of peaceful Iranian protestors.

Iran: Mahsa Amini's father said authorities lied about her death

Tehran: The father of Iranian woman Mahsa Amini, who was arrested for “improper hijab” and allegedly beaten up by the Islamic Republic’s “morality” police, has accused authorities about her death.

Mahsa Amini death: At least 31 killed in Iran as authorities crack down on anti-hijab protesters

At least 31 people have been killed across Iran in the crack down on anti-hijab protests triggered by the custodial death of 22-year-old woman Mahsa Amini, who was arrested for “improper hijab” and allegedly beaten up by the Islamic Republic’s “morality” police, media reports said citing Oslo-based NGO Iran Human Rights (IHR).  

Alarm over Iranian woman’s death after ‘improper’ hijab arrest

New York: The acting High Commissioner for Human Rights Nada Al-Nashif, expressed alarm on Tuesday at the death in custody in Iran of a woman after she was detained for wearing an “improper” hijab

Mahsa Amini Death: Anti-hijab protests continue across Iran, three die

Tehran: At least three people were killed as they protested in different parts of Iran over the death of a woman in custody for breaking hijab laws.

Improper hijab: 22-year-old Iranian woman dies after 'beaten' up by police

A 22-year-old Iranian woman died after she was arrested for “improper hijab” and allegedly beaten up by the Islamic Republic’s “morality” police, media reports said on Saturday.

UAE ambassador resumes duties in Iran after six-year absence

Tehran/IBNS: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to Iran Saif Mohammed Al Zaabi, who has returned to Tehran six years after ties were downgraded, met with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said.

Rights experts urge Iran to end ‘systematic persecution’ of religious minorities

New York: Authorities in Iran must stop the persecution and harassment of religious minorities, a group of independent UN human rights experts said in a statement issued on Monday expressing alarm over the escalation in incidents there.