Iran: Fresh protests erupt after death of Kurdish student
12 November 2022 | 5:49 am
Demonstrators in the northwestern city of Marivan are angered by the reported killing of 35-year-old Nasrin Ghaderi. Iranian lawmakers, meanwhile, urged severe punishment for "rioters."
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