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Post Protests in Iran after Custodial Killing of Mahsa Amini
Created by John Eipper on 09/20/22 4:25 AM

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Protests in Iran after Custodial Killing of Mahsa Amini (Massoud Malek, USA, 09/20/22 4:25 am)

I am very upset about Iran. I don't know if you've heard about demonstrations in several cities.

Mahsa Amini was a beautiful 22-year-old Kurdish girl who came to Tehran on vacation. The police arrested her because she was showing a little of her hair. After her arrest, she was beaten by a male officer so hard that they had to send her to a hospital. After three days in a coma, she died. They moved her body to her hometown for burial.

In Kurdistan when a young girl or boy dies, the father dances before putting the body in the grave.

I am sending the clip which is in Kurdish.

JE comments:  Massoud, my apologies.  I could not figure out a way to forward the MP4 file to our website, but nonetheless wanted to get the word out on Mahsa.  The father's dance is very touching, although bizarre for Western eyes. I will forward the file to interested WAISers on request.

The official IRI account is that Mahsa died from a pre-existing heart condition.  Gauging from the widespread protests in Iranian cities, nobody is swallowing this narrative.

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