Iranian schoolgirls remove hijabs, shout slogans amid anti-hijab protests

The anti-hijab protests became the largest wave of protests to rock Iran in three years. (File) Paris: Iranian schoolgirls have come to the fore in protests over the death of Mahsa Amini, removing their hijabs and organizing sporadic demonstrations in defiance of the deadly crackdown by security forces. Amini, 22, was pronounced dead days after … Read more

Images of university violence spark ‘anger and helplessness’ among Iranian-Canadians

Iranian-Canadians in British Columbia are calling for increased support for protesters in their homeland as new videos emerge showing the regime’s crackdown on student protesters. The images emerging from the Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, popularly known as “Iran’s MIT,” were hard to see for Soushiant Zanganehpour, an Iranian-Canadian tech entrepreneur based in Vancouver. … Read more

At least 92 killed in Iran’s Mahsa Amini protests: human rights group

PARIS: At least 92 people have been killed as Iran cracked down on women-led protests sparked by the deaths of Mahsa Amini after her arrest by the notorious vice squad, the Iran Human Rights group said on Sunday. As protests stretch into a third week, President Ebrahim Raisi said on Sunday that Iran’s “enemies” have … Read more

Thousands attend Vancouver rally held in solidarity with Iran’s Mahsa Amini

Thousands of British Colombians took part in a rally in Vancouver on Saturday afternoon. The large group of protesters gathered in solidarity for the death of 22-year-old Iranian woman Mahsa Amini and the ongoing protests in Iran. She died while detained by Iran’s “morality police” for allegedly wearing her hijab too loosely. Read more: 9 … Read more

Hundreds join in solidarity for Iran’s Mahsa Amini in Kelowna

Outrage in Iran continues over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died while detained by Iran’s ‘morality police’. That same outcry sparked all of Canada, including the Okanagan, where hundreds of people gathered in downtown Kelowna to show their support. “This should not happen anywhere and if there is a problem like this we … Read more

More than 50,000 gather near Toronto in freedom rally for Iran

Iranian and Canadian flags flew over the crowds of protesters in Richmond Hill on Saturday afternoon as thousands chanted “Mahsa Amini,” the name of a young Iranian woman who died after being arrested by the country’s vice squad. Signs were held up showing her face, accompanied by impassioned calls to “say her name.” The rally … Read more

World comes together in solidarity with Iran’s anti-hijab protest

Protests were held across Iran for the 15th night in a row on Friday. (File) Kyiv: Iranians based abroad and their supporters gathered in cities around the world on Saturday in solidarity with protests sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini in the custody of the country’s notorious vice squad. A wave of street violence … Read more

Protesters march in Melbourne in support of Iranian protesters

Protesters marched from Federation Square to Parliament House in Melbourne, Australia, on Thursday, September 29, in support of protesters taking to the streets of Iran. According to 9News Melbourne, organizers expected about 1,000 people to show up for the march, with many in attendance being Iranian nationals concerned about their friends and family in the … Read more

Mahsa Amini died of ‘blow to the head’ after hijab arrest, family says

Iranian authorities have denied any involvement in Mahsa Amini’s death. (File) Solomon: Iranian Kurdish woman Mahsa Amini was visiting Tehran with her family when she encountered the infamous morality police and died after a “violent blow to the head,” her cousin who lives in Iraq said. “Jhina’s death has opened the doors of popular anger,” … Read more

Police spread protest at Iranian embassy in Paris

About 4,000 protesters marched to the Iranian embassy in Paris on Sunday, September 25, following the death in police custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran earlier this month, local media reported. Footage shot near the embassy shows protesters near the embassy as tear gas fills the air. Local media also reported the use of … Read more