Iran protests: 40 foreigners arrested amid ongoing clampdown
22 November 2022 | 1:33 pm
Iran's judiciary said the detained foreigners will be tried according to Iranian laws. Meanwhile, the UN said the situation in the country was "critical."
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Earlier today, in Abuja and some parts of Nigeria, protesters converged to commemorate the first anniversary of the #RevolutionNow protests that saw a cross-section of Nigerians demanding better governance from the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari on 5 August 2019. This did not go down well with the security agencies who descend on protesters in an effort to stop the protest.
Iran's arrest of prominent filmmakers is part of an escalating clampdown on protesters. Human rights groups fear more backlash as Iranian women defy the regime's hijab laws in a social media campaign.
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Unprecedented pictures of public burnings of the hijab, and no let up in Iran's biggest protests since 2019. Despite disruptions to the Internet, popular unrest has flared for a sixth day across Iran over the death in custody of Mahsa Amini. The 22-year old Kurdish woman detained by the morality police for improperly wearing her hijab. In today's debate, we ask our panel: how far will the this women's rights movement go?
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