Demonstrations have been taking place for six days across the country, following the death of the young Iranian on September 13. Authorities blocked access to Instagram and WhatsApp messaging, the two most used apps in Iran. Article written by Published on 09/22/2022 22:24 Updated on 09/22/2022 22:25 Reading time: 1 min. Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said Thursday, September 22 that the death of Mahsa Amini, who provoked demonstrations in Iran, would be the subject of an “investigation”, while specifying that the report of the medical examiner had not state of abuse by the police, which protesters dispute. “But I don’t want to jump to conclusions too quickly,” he told reporters on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. “If one of the parties has committed wrongs, it must certainly be investigated,” added the Iranian president, saying that he had “contacted the family of the deceased” and promised to “d ‘investigate the incident diligently’. Protests, in which at least 17 people have died according to state media reports, have erupted in Iran since authorities announced the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini on September 16. She had been arrested for “wearing inappropriate clothes” by the morality police, responsible for enforcing the strict dress code in the Islamic Republic. Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share by email Share link
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