Iranian authorities on Tuesday (September 27th) arrested the daughter of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in Tehran, accused of inciting residents to demonstrate, amid protests in Iran over the death of a young woman, a source said. local media. “Faezeh Hashemi was arrested in eastern Tehran by security forces for inciting rioters to protest in the street,” Tasnim news agency said, without further details. A former MP and women’s rights activist, she was charged in July by the Iranian courts with propaganda against the Islamic Republic and blasphemy on social networks. manifesto, now” More than 60 deadProtests in Iran were sparked on September 16, when 22-year-old Iranian Mahsa Amini died in hospital, three days after her arrest in Tehran for non-compliance of the strict dress code for women in the Islamic Republic of Iran, who must cover their hair in public. According to a report including demonstrators and security forces published by the Iranian news agency Fars, around 60 people have been killed since the beginning of the protest movement. The protest movement has spread to several Iranian cities and some demonstrators launched anti-government slogans, according to local media. More than 1,200 demonstrators, including women, have been arrested since September 16, according to the authorities. At the end of 2012, Faezeh Hachémi was arrested and sentenced to six months in prison for “propaganda” against the Islamic Republic of Iran. His father, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, president between 1989 and 1997, was a moderate who advocated improving ties with the West.