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Over 700 protesters, including 60 women, arrested in Iran, police say

An image of Mahsa Amini at a candlelit vigil following her death. The vigil was held outside the Wilshire Federal Building in Los Angeles, California, US, on Sept. 22, 2022. (Credit:Bing Guan/Reuters)

Over 700 protesters, including 60 women, arrested in Iran, police say

An image of Mahsa Amini at a candlelit vigil following her death. The vigil was held outside the Wilshire Federal Building in Los Angeles, California, US, on Sept. 22, 2022. (Credit:Bing Guan/Reuters)

Iranian police in just one province have arrested over 700 people during more than a week of protests following the death of a young woman in custody, Mahsa Amini, Tasnim news agency reported Saturday.

General Azizollah Maleki, police chief of Guilan province, announced “the arrest of 739 rioters including 60 women,” the Iranian media outlet said.


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Iranian police in just one province have arrested over 700 people during more than a week of protests following the death of a young woman in custody, Mahsa Amini, Tasnim news agency reported Saturday.General Azizollah Maleki, police chief of Guilan province, announced “the arrest of 739 rioters including 60 women,” the Iranian media outlet said.This is a developping story...