PBS NewsHour

Iran cracks down on protests after death of young woman

Clip: 09/27/2022 | 6m 10s | Video has closed captioning.

Protests mostly led by women are spreading in Iran and around the world. They were sparked by the death of a young woman in the custody of the so-called "morality police." Over the last ten days, images have emerged of women burning their headscarves, cutting off their hair and marching in the thousands, chanting “death to the dictator.” Reza Sayah joined Amna Nawaz to discuss the demonstrations.

Aired: 09/27/22

Rating: NR

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